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California mom releases footage of interaction with airline, says she was suspected of trafficking

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California mom releases footage of interaction with airline, says she was suspected of trafficking

California mom releases footage of interaction with airline, says she was suspected of trafficking

A California woman is accusing Southwest Airlines of racial profiling, saying she was accused of human trafficking while traveling with her biracial daughter.

The single mother recorded her interaction with the airline and police.


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