Airline 'asks mother to prove' relation to mixed-race son

Airline 'asks mother to prove' relation to mixed-race son
 

Southwest Airlines has apologised after one of its officials asked a California basketball coach to prove that she was the mother of her bi-racial son.
Lindsay Gottlieb, who is white, and her fiance Patrick Martin, who is African American, were both present and showed the official their son's passport.
She says after showing his passport she was asked for further evidence through a Facebook post or birth certificate.
The airline said it would use the incident to "coach" employees.
Ms Gottlieb, who is the head coach of the University of California women's basketball team, called... read more

 
30 May 2018 in World News, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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