[WATCH] Black Bus Rider Wearing Mask Gets Called ‘Good Little Slave’
A black woman was called ‘a good little slave” by another woman for dawning a face mask before boarding a bus in Florida. TMZ reported, “It went down in Pasco County, Florida Friday when the 2 women were waiting for a bus. When it arrived, the black woman followed the county’s mandate and put on her mask, since she was boarding an enclosed space.” The woman said, “You’re wearing a mask like all the other slaves out there.”
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The Black woman, Megan Charleton responded, “You’re telling me, a woman of color, to be a ‘good little slave’?” The woman then pointed out that she was a person of color by mentioning her Mexican heritage. she said, “I’m a woman of color too. I’m a Mexican woman of color.” Charleton replied “It doesn’t matter. You don’t say that.”
Pasco county recently made wearing a mask mandatory. Florida has seen one of the largest increases in coronavirus cases.