Black Man Confronts Racist Store Employee In The Most Graceful Way Possible
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July 29, 2022

An Instagram video shows a Black man confronting a white Dillard's employee in Dallas, Texas after he allegedly used the n-word directed at his son. The father is a Saint. If someone spoke to my Black niece in that manner, I will come at them so hard, but this guy remained calm and explained to the elderly man why it's wrong to speak to someone like that.

"You shouldn't do that; you're too old," the man tells the employee.

"I would never disrespect any human being," the man continues to say. "That, what you did -- you don't know the impact of what you've done to my son."

The employee, who appears to go by the name Homer, seems to say that he didn't know that the family heard his racial slur. The man tells Homer that it "doesn't matter" whether he realizes it or not. "You shouldn't be speaking that way, period."

Under the Instagram video, it reads:

"The Black Man (my cousin) in this video (Who spoke so eloquently and respectful) wanted to try on an item. He asked Homer (white @dillards associate) where's the fitting room? Homer pointed the man in the direction and as Homer walked away he said, 'Fvcking N***ers'. The man's 10 year old boy and an adult accompanying the child heard him say it as he walked past. The parents were told and the man went to find a manager to address HOMER but was told (by another associate) that a manager wouldn't be available until Tuesday. So, the man went to address Homer (as you can see in the video) and Homer admitted it but he said, he said it "BECAUSE HE HIT HIS KNEE & HE DIDNT KNOW HE WAS STANDING THERE". Now when those nasty words fell from his #HATEFUL lips, he was walking past clothing racks with shirts on them (not where he was standing during the recording). Now if a @poloralphlauren shirt hanging from a rack, hit your leg 🙄 what does that have to do with calling A BLACK MAN a 'FVCKING N****er'? So not only are we 'FN's', we're 'DUMB ONES' too."


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Homer was fired:

Do not feel sorry for Homer. He was fired for a very good reason. He's toxic and definitely old enough to know better. You don't get a free pass because you're old. All racists are bad, mmkay? All of them.

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