And I am most certainly not referring to the poor soul who got his backside handed back to him for a lousy single expression of opinion.
“[If] she was lighter, she’d be fire,” This is what he said.
The following are comments I encountered as a younger and dark skinned woman.
“You speak well for a black.”
“You’re pretty even though you’re black”
“No one can hardly tell you’re half black, you look so (insert whatever positive dum dum diddle you wish).”
Now those comments, were far more provocative on some alleged “colorism” than what was said by that man.
He didn’t snarl something ridiculously nasty about her dark skin and giant afro possibly scaring young babies into hysterics, did he?
The man, at worst, gave what could slightly be seen as an inadvertent “back handed compliment”.
Am I truly supposed to believe that out of the thousands of crybabies none of them ever turned their nose up at or snickered about a pot belly when presented with a potential dating prospect?
None of their hearts dropped when they noticed a much fatter woman show up on a date than they fantasized about? None ever cringed over how stoop shouldered or short a man appeared?
Come on now.
For a bunch of “enlightened” wanna bes and “educated hipsters”, we are devolving into a base pack of bullies. How dare we have the nerve to declare who can or can not like or dislike anything that warrants opinions? When did we develop such a perverse degree of entitlement over other human beings’ individual tastes?
-To slander an anonymous human being for a statement taken completely out of context is not kind.
-The fact that indignant judgement and hysterical rage was his reward for taking a chance at expression clearly rips tolerance out of the picture.
-As far as being educated, you can toss that out as well. To have the jellybeans to punish someone for refusing to praise what others kiss ass upon indicates delusionary self importance, not intelligence. It’s declaring that nature got it wrong by allowing us feelings and the right to either pursue or reject them.
There is only one reason, in the funkiest corner of any imagination, where one can even consider the bullying of someone who didn’t express attraction for another; that would be in a breeding program.
Yes, that is sarcasm.
Sadly, his is not the only case of vicious public harassment concerning personal tastes from slack jawed cowards hiding in the shadows. Click on the following link for
At this rate, his won’t be the last case neither..as we prove we have more in common with a bunch of selfish, foot stomping brats or angry plantation owners.
* If I wanted to present a harder hitting comparison I would have likened our misbehaviors to a rapist’s mentality. The part where a victim’s wishes and rights are violently determined to be nothing next to an ultimate bully’s own wishes.
Instead, I decided to take another route. For now.