St. Louis Cardinals fans chant for Darren Wilson, tell protestors to get jobs and go to Africa
Daily kos - TUE OCT 07, 2014 AT 10:30 AM PDT
Throughout Game 4 of the Cardinals vs. Dodgers playoff game, ticketed St. Louis Cardinals fans were publicly racist and unashamed of it. To say they were "caught" on camera being offensive would be inaccurate—these Cardinals fans wanted journalist Mustafa Hussein, who was filming the peaceful protest for Mike Brown, to film their bold and ugly racism.
In an interview with Mustafa, of Argus Streaming News, I asked what disturbed him the most about this up close encounter. He said, "People have lost all social control over what they say or do, even if a camera is present. What used to be discussed in barber shops, hair salons, or at dinner parties, is now openly expressed without regard for reproduction. The division of our society is often exposed when events like the shooting death of Mike Brown are pushed into national attention, and the false pretense that we live in a 'post-racial society' is exposed. The most disturbing fact of this entire situation is that many people still believe that racism is a past problem for the United States."
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Photo: TRAIN5829 via Twitter, New York Daily News Oct 7,2014