In the spirit air rewards video, as Barrett pans the camera from the girls' faces to that of the employee, the employee tells her, "They're not welcome in here.".
That's when she stepped in and began recording the video.
The employee initially told the girls to come back with a chaperone but even after they did so, she told them to leave, Barrett said."I'm very happy about that she told ABC News."The difference now is social media."The girls are going to be very excited when I tell them." (more: Black student interrogated after napping at Yale: I posted video 'for my safety exclusive).Attiyya Barrett, the woman who had posted the video.The girls were devastated by what happened, Barrett said, adding that they were crying and distraught on the long bus ride home.
But in my opinion, that is what people of color deal with every day." (more: 'Hateful' woman threatened to call police on 8-year-old for selling water, mom says).
Barrett heads an organization, Princess to Queenz, that offers summer camps and tutoring programs for children.
Her Facebook post of the video has been shared more than 72,000 times as of Wednesday morning.
Facebook, said Jenkinson's actions were a step in the right direction.
A video posted online showing part of the Aug.
"The gift shop employee has been terminated effective immediately Jenkinson's Boardwalk said in a statement Tuesday, while not naming the woman."Honestly, I think that they just have never stopped she said.The seven girls were part of a group of 40 girls from Paterson, New Jersey, between the ages of 7 and 14, whom she and a few other adults had taken to the shore as part of a summer camp.(more: Starbucks manager who made call resulting in black men's arrests no longer works for company).A New Jersey gift shop employee has been fired after she told seven black girls they were not welcome and ordered them to leave the store.Some of the girls were seeing the Jersey Shore for the first time."Meanwhile, there were other white girls unattended and playing with items and they were not asked to leave she added.Such incidents are not new to the lives of black people, she said."This incident does not reflect the core values of the boardwalk.
In our 90-year history, Jenkinsons has always been and will continue to be the place where people from all races, religions, ages, genders, and cultures are welcome.
Now we're able to capture these things on video and it just seems like they're more prevalent.
10 incident at Jenkinsons Aquarium Gift Shop in Point Pleasant Beach went viral, sparking outrage and making headlines across the country.