Okay, Dove, what are you doing???
Sir, you asked a hardworking woman who contributes to our economy, our society as a whole, to leave this country.
The bar-owner ~swore~ he didn’t do it on purpose, but… well, it sure seems like it was on purpose.
Oh no she didn’t.
She claims to have apologized to Leroy, while Leroy himself said on his Twitter than he hasn’t heard from her.
Understand that the profound racial segregation of everyday life in the U.S. keeps you from being able to easily understand those whose experiences differ from your own. You have to consciously do something to integrate your experiences.
In today’s society, ignorance is a disease. It is infecting everyone around us and instead of tackling the situation head on, we surrender to what isn’t ethical or kind. Whether it be ignorance directed toward mental illness, religion, race or sexuality – our default setting is to sit comfortably in our fear, treating others as if they’re wrong because they’re different.
Racism is a huge problem.
People do not say those things to me all the time, but I feel the underlying sting of those words almost every day.
We need to stop pretending that we don’t know exactly what this is. We need to stop waiting for Trump to be presidential or dignified or to denounce the violence of his followers. This is the white-supremacy presidency.