How an internet mob falsely painted a Chipotle employee as racist – CNN

Updated 2:48 PM ET, Sat May 25, 2019

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(CNN)Dominique Moran knew something was wrong as soon as she awakened that Friday morning. She turned on her smartphone and saw the first of what would become a barrage of texts and voicemails.

This was the image of Dominique Moran that rocketed around social media after she was falsely accused of being a racist.This was the image of Dominique Moran that rocketed around social media after she was falsely accused of being a racist.
      This woman made headlines in May 2018 after she called police to accuse a black family of illegally barbecuing in an Oakland, California, park.This woman made headlines in May 2018 after she called police to accuse a black family of illegally barbecuing in an Oakland, California, park.
          The Chipotle video shows a group of black men protesting when they're told they must pay before receiving their food.The Chipotle video shows a group of black men protesting when they're told they must pay before receiving their food.
          There have been dozens of recent incidents in which police have been called on black people going about their daily lives.There have been dozens of recent incidents in which police have been called on black people going about their daily lives.
          The Jussie Smollett case raised questions about the veracity of some racially tinged allegations.The Jussie Smollett case raised questions about the veracity of some racially tinged allegations.
          Sarah Braasch, a former graduate student at Yale, received a flood of Internet scorn last year after she called police on a black student sleeping in a common area of their Yale dorm.Sarah Braasch, a former graduate student at Yale, received a flood of Internet scorn last year after she called police on a black student sleeping in a common area of their Yale dorm.
          Another screenshot from the Chipotle video. Internet sleuths raised questions about the young men's intentions.Another screenshot from the Chipotle video. Internet sleuths raised questions about the young men's intentions.

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