I had to quit my job...
Why do white people feel that they have the authority to tell someone what is and isn’t offensive/racist? A white girl that I work with had the audacity to turn towards my desk, and flat out ask me if my hair was real or fake. Then she tried to explain herself by saying: "it’s just that, you have very curly hair, and hair doesn’t get that curly, especially not on African Americans. African American hair is coarse, not curly." (I have 3b/3c curls, by the way). When I told her that she was being rude, racist and offensive, she said "NO I’M NOT! that wasn’t offensive at all!! AND IT WASN’T RACIST!!!"
By the way, I’m also the person who posted that submission about working with the anti-black Indian guy, and I made the submission about the white lady who assumed my name was “Jazzmyn.” Yep, all in the same workplace. Since the Jazzmyn incident, that white lady has said other racist shit to me too, and I noticed that she was always extra rude to Black students, and would disgustingly fetishize Eastern-Asian students.
I don’t work there anymore, I quit last friday the 23rd. I had to quit because of that bullshit. That workplace was too toxic, and stressing me out every day. The supervisor never did anything about those people, and would ignore their racist shit, even when they would do it right in front of her, so reporting them never did anything… I had to quit for sake of my mental health.
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