The Latest: Man threatened for challenging black mom at pool


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a white man who challenged a black neighbor’s right to be at the neighborhood pool in North Carolina (all times local):

2:10 p.m.

A lawyer says a white man who challenged a black mother’s use of a neighborhood pool has had to leave his North Carolina house after receiving death threats.

The attorney, John Vermitsky, issued a statement Friday on behalf of his client Adam Bloom. Bloom was captured on video in the aftermath of asking a black mother for her ID and calling police to a gated pool in Winston-Salem. The video received millions of views and prompted a social media backlash.

Vermitsky said his client has had to take his wife and children away from their home to a safe location.

In Bloom’s seven years as chairman of the…

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