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Victoria’s Secret Quintard Mall Video: Kimberly Houzah Describes Racist Treatment

When Kimberly Houzah became upset because she believed she was kicked out of a Victoria’s Secret store in Oxford, Alabama because she is black, she streamed the aftermath of the incident on Facebook Live.

“I got kicked out of Victoria’s Secret just for being black… I am so upset right now,” Houzah says at one point in the video.

You can watch the video above. It’s been viewed hundreds of thousands of times and was featured on CNN. In a response posted on social media, the company said the sales associate no longer works for Victoria’s Secret at the Quintard Mall and stressed the company demands that all customers be treated the same, regardless of race.

In the Facebook Live video from Oxford, Alabama, Houzah becomes emotional as she says, “There was another black female in here who got caught stealing, so she asked me and another black female to leave.” She said the employee couldn’t tell her why she was kicked out.

“She didn’t check my bag. She didn’t accuse me of stealing, but because I’m black and another person was caught stealing…” She said she has spent a lot of money in the store. The Anniston Star newspaper says Houzah works as a traveling nurse.

She said she didn’t even walk into the store with the woman accused of stealing and didn’t know her.

The local NAACP helped lead a protest at the mall after the incident, with its chapter leader saying Houzah was treated like it’s the 1950s. The manager said she was sorry, according to the Anniston Star.

The incident had generated a great deal of social media reaction as the video went viral.

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7 comments

  1. LMAO, don’t flatter yourself Kimberly. Just go home and iron some clothes or make a man his sandwich. Git back in line in the evolutionary chain. Happy 2017 coming up. Hopefully you will continue to evolve during the upcoming new year! Bwa ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

  2. After so much video of organized black shoplifting crews a knee-jerk reaction like this is to be expected. It’s not a stereotype if it keeps happening year after year all over the country. The company immediately trashing their employees has become the default corporate response. And they wonder why they can’t find loyal employees. They should be forced to hire this whining woman. She’ll look GREAT representing their brand, of tent.

  3. They are well known as underworld.
    Before congress intervened their credit included $1000 % interest rates on every $1 for less than 10 days past due. They are pimps. All involved ought to be ashamed. No respectful woman could shop there paying misogynists. And the employee there is an OBJECT of abject pity. She should have been educated & rescued. The pimps won. Older ho-s self destruct with cat fights making way for younger meat. LOATHSOME. No bread and butter career here plus that includes retirement!

    • They should just stick a fan in her face and turn it on full blast. Let her lips flap her to death. LOL There, that’s not ignorant! It’s practical!