Very interesting story. Indicative. New York teacher Deborah Morse-Cunningham discussed on her Facebook page what privileges are. “Privileges are when you, without working anywhere in your life, wear sneakers for $ 200. Or when you live on welfare, you buy Beats headphones for $ 300. When you don’t pay for mobile communications, when you don’t have to pay for water and electricity in social housing, when rising taxes do not affect the amount of food on your family’s table. Privileges are when you go to protest against everything that you don't like, without thinking about taking time off from work, when you can have as many children as you want, regardless of income, just sending them to a free kindergarten ”....
This was general, unaddressed reasoning. In this text, the words "Negro", "African American", "Black" have never sounded. And what do you think they accused her of? You guessed it - of course of racism. Those whose lives matter immediately recognized themselves in this group portrait. And they were very offended. They do not know the Russian proverb - there is no reason to blame the mirror if the face is crooked.
And then a punitive mechanism that did not have a reverse motion was launched. Deborah is still a teacher, but it doesn't seem to be long. There is already a petition demanding to fire her - ten thousand signatures.
New York Mayor De Blasio is personally and deeply outraged by this outrageous racism and has ordered an internal investigation. It’s interesting - what will they investigate? Will they study her entire Internet history under a microscope? They will climb into her genealogy - what if there is someone from the Ku-Klus-Klan or someone from the communists. That is, another demonstrative, edifying public flogging is being prepared. And nobody cares about the personal fate of the smart, wonderful teacher Deborah Morse-Cunningham. There is no power in America today that can protect it. Such defendants are not entitled to lawyers. Do you still remember the Chinese red guards?
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