#BUSTED: Teen, Rashid Polo Documents "Shopping While Black" + Becomes A Instant Hit
Vine teen user Rashid Polo became an internet sensation after his documented clips of store employees incautiously following him around went viral. In the six second clip, Polo positions the camera in front of him to expose how the various store clerks continue to supervise him in the background. The clip went from having a few hundred thousand views to receiving over 30 million views over the course of the week. This phenomenon also known as “shopping while black” uncovers the unfortunate highlights of racial profiling and undeniable discrimination that can arise in the mist of an innocent trip to the convenient store. Peep the clips above and below, followed by an exclusive interview with the 19-year-old Vine star.