In a remarkable piece of racial bias, a New York Times skewers white woman as being racists on New York sidewalks. That’s right, the New York sidewalks are another piece of white privilege, where not giving way to a man of color is a proof of racial bias. It goes even deeper than that when the NYT writer postulates the reason for it. The women are afraid of black men and therefore are afraid to acknowledge their presence. Has he ever driven through a black neighborhood and have the use of the street begrudgingly given to him? Is that racists, as well?
As Written By, reported and seen first on Fox News:
Is it racist to not cede space on overcrowded New York City sidewalks?
New York Times reporter Greg Howard, writing in the paper’s “Race/Related” newsletter, penned an essay singling out white women for not moving out of his way.
He writes that in his seven years of living in the city, “most people walk courteously — but that white women, at least when I’m in their path, do not.”
Howard goes on to note that whether they’re looking at their phones or with a group of friends in conversation, white women “almost always continue straight, forcing me to one side without changing their course.”
At times when he’s had to step off the sidewalk into the road, the writer turns “furious” because he “feels small.”
The Times reporter – who notes that he has had white women as friends and lovers – concludes by pondering the possible reasons why he’s had these experiences.
“Why only and specifically white women? Do they refuse to acknowledge me because they’ve been taught that they should fear black men, and that any acknowledgment of black men can invite danger? Do they refuse to acknowledge me because to alter their route would be to show their fear? Do they not see me? Can they not see……
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