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Facebook, Funny, and Memes: Black Woman Says She Was Targeted For Her Race After A Piece of Fried Chicken Is Thrown At Her @balleralert Black Woman Says She Was Targeted For Her Race After A Piece of Fried Chicken Was Thrown At Her – blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Last week, a Black Missouri woman spoke out against an incident of possible racial animosity after a piece of fried chicken was thrown at her while she was stuck in traffic. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Alexis Newsome, took to her Facebook page to share the story, saying a person in a red truck threw the chicken as she sat in the turning lane on Manchester Road. Although she thought the item was an eggshell at first, upon realizing it was a piece of chicken, she believed she was targeted because of her race. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œI don’t want to have to explain this to my five-year-old this is not fair,” she said, explaining that the chicken nearly hit her in the face. β€œ I was scared. I almost crashed into the car next to me. …I want people to understand what this feels like and how it’s not easy living in this brown skin.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œIt’s almost something I cannot put into words about how I feel as a mom and a woman of color. I want people to have those conversations with people that if they hear a joke, it’s not funny. We are not doing that; we are not going to speak like that. I want people to combat those types of hate.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € As a result, the Manchester Police Department is investigating the incident, checking the area to see if anything had been captured on surveillance video.
Facebook, Funny, and Memes: Black Woman Says She Was Targeted
 For Her Race After A Piece of Fried
 Chicken Is Thrown At Her
 @balleralert
Black Woman Says She Was Targeted For Her Race After A Piece of Fried Chicken Was Thrown At Her – blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Last week, a Black Missouri woman spoke out against an incident of possible racial animosity after a piece of fried chicken was thrown at her while she was stuck in traffic. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Alexis Newsome, took to her Facebook page to share the story, saying a person in a red truck threw the chicken as she sat in the turning lane on Manchester Road. Although she thought the item was an eggshell at first, upon realizing it was a piece of chicken, she believed she was targeted because of her race. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œI don’t want to have to explain this to my five-year-old this is not fair,” she said, explaining that the chicken nearly hit her in the face. β€œ I was scared. I almost crashed into the car next to me. …I want people to understand what this feels like and how it’s not easy living in this brown skin.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œIt’s almost something I cannot put into words about how I feel as a mom and a woman of color. I want people to have those conversations with people that if they hear a joke, it’s not funny. We are not doing that; we are not going to speak like that. I want people to combat those types of hate.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € As a result, the Manchester Police Department is investigating the incident, checking the area to see if anything had been captured on surveillance video.

Black Woman Says She Was Targeted For Her Race After A Piece of Fried Chicken Was Thrown At Her – blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Last ...