Tuesday, September 6, 2016

This Girl is Dead Because of Racism

This was Phobe

Racism kills! 

Don't fool yourself.
From Taki-Mag:

Sixteen-year-old Phoebe Connop of England’s West Midlands allegedly hanged herself for fear that the local Asian community would think she’s a racist. Connop had been communicating with an Asian—which in England more often means “brown Muslim” rather than “yellow Buddhist”—male online, and at one point during a private discussion with friends on Instagram, she doctored a photo of herself wherein she darkened her skin and wrapped a scarf around her head. She allegedly commented that this is what she’d have to look like in order to gain the approval of her suitor’s parents. But then her friends circulated the image more widely, she reportedly became “scared of what the reaction might be from the Asian community in her area.” And so she is thought to have killed herself because she lives in a world where it’s better to be dead than to be called a racist.


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