As she records, an off-camera man who is presumably white calls Netta a "n*gger" and a "spear chucker,"
It sounds like something right out of Donald Trump's "make America great again" alternate universe. But it's actually part of a growing trend of public tirades unleashed by whites on unsuspecting minorities — seemingly emboldened by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's penchant for demeaning racial and religious minorities.
Netta, who appears to be African-American, said the unidentified man had been harassing a trio of Latino youth several blocks back, b
"Yeah, record all your want you f*cking n*gger," he is heard saying in the video. Before dropping the epithets, the man seemed to rant about white Americans giving up social and political power by allowing minorities to use the technologies — "cellphones and computers" — t
As the last two years have seen race relations in the U.S. strained by protests of polic
Beyond anger, hate groups became more active and increased in number last year, according to the watchdog group, the Southern Poverty Law Center. "
The number of radical right-wing gro
Netta later wrote she was thankful that that man's racist tirade didn't turn into violence. But she linked the racism to Trump's rhetoric on the campaign trail — which has included calls to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border to
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