So you have absolutely no proof that he tried to mug you nor whether he was indeed from out of town. And your friend sounds like she profiled him. And you thought it was a good idea to go with an unproven assumption and just assume the black guy tried to mug you, although he did nothing more than ask you for directions? You wrote an entire post about how not all black people are the same and thought this was OK to write after your poor black kids post? This is the kind of racism that pisses me off. I know where MAGA hat wearers stand, but this kind of subtle racism is the scarier version because you are just passing along your friend’s assumption as a fact…AND PUBLISHED IT?!

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