North Carolina man who challenged black family's use of pool loses job
07 July, 2018, 09:41 | Author: Sheila Harris
A white man who challenged a black family's use of a gated pool in a North Carolina neighborhood has not only resigned from the homeowner's association board - he's also lost his job. The statement did not mention him by name but said that he is no longer employed with the company.
Edwards explains that the only way she was able to get into the pool was with the key card, adding that she wouldn't have climbed the fence to get in because she has a baby.
Jasmine Edwards posted a video of her arguing with Adam Bloom, who demanded she show identification before entering the pool in their Winston-Salem neighborhood.
He was filmed interrogating Edwards and her young son on whether they had permission to use the pool at the residential complex in Winston-Salem, NC. In the clip, Bloom says he asks residents for ID at the pool "a couple of times a week".
"If she has a card to get in the pool, I believe that that should be enough", the officer says.
"We apologise to our neighbours who were directly hurt by these actions, and we hope that everyone in Glenridge will join us in redoubling our efforts to care for and support all of our neighbours during this hard time".
Edwards asked the police if they could arrest the man for racial profiling, but they told her it's a civil matter. "This happened to me and my baby... what a shame".
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Edwards posted the video above on Facebook, where it quickly went viral.
Edwards told officers that Bloom only approached her and asked for ID. He worked as a Value Realization Leader and Business Development Manager.
"I think the situation is unfortunate that conclusions are being reached by people who have seen a 46-second video of their interaction".
"He had a pool member come to him and say "this person doesn't appear to be a pool member" and asked to check their credentials, as he's required to do so", Vermitsky said.
Vermitsky said his client has had to take his wife and children away from their home to a safe location.
Vermitsky said Bloom has removed swimmers from the pool for not having valid membership four times per season over seven years, and those removed have been of varying ages and races.
Bloom's lawyer, John Vermitsky, told the New York Post that his client has been having "a very hard situation" because of the incident. He did not. On Thursday afternoon the Glenridge Homeowners Association issued an apology and announced that Bloom had resigned his position as the pool's chairman and board member. He said he regrets how he handled the encounter with the woman, Jazmine Abhulimen acknowledging that he could have been "more empathetic to how she may have felt".
"In confronting and calling the police on one of our neighbours, the pool chair escalated a situation in a way that does not reflect the inclusive values Glenridge seeks to uphold as a community".
Officers spoke with Bloom who said he was concerned that a woman identified as Jasmine Abhulimen using the pool without authorization to do so.
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