There was a time when racial incidents required, at the minimum, actual racism. Now all that’s necessary is the prism of ideology. And a case in point is a recent altercation at the Whole Foods Market in Oakland, California.
“Witness Says Black Customer Bloodied After Attempting to 'Buy Groceries with his EBT Card,'” wrote San Francisco Weekly last Friday.
“Black Man Brutalized by Security Guard at Whole Foods for Trying to Buy Food,” reported Yahoo! News the same day. It was another example of “violence against black citizens,” as a witness on-scene put it, in, apparently, irredeemably “racist” America.
Except that the security guard was also black.
A clerk the beaten man had conflict with was black.
And the on-site store manager was black.
Read the rest here.