SYDNEY — A group of Australian schoolboys are accusing an Apple employee of racism after they were kicked out of an Apple store

The six teenagers from Melbourne — Petrie, Mabior, Mohamed, Ese, Abdulahi and Gereng — filmed the incident, which took place at the Apple Store in Highpoint Shopping Centre in the suburb of Maribyrnong on Tuesday

Ese said an Apple employee asked the teens, all of whom are between 15 and 16 years old, not to lean on a table displaying iPhones. The teens — who were born in Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Eritrea and Egypt and moved to Australia as children — claim they were treated in an intimidating way by staff due to the colour of their skin. An Apple spokesperson told Mashable that the company is investigating the incident. Read more…

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Melbourne teens say they were kicked out of an Apple store for being ‘dark skinned’