Leigh Anne Tuohy, Racism, and the White Saviour Complex

This article is telling 😦

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Leigh Anne “That Nice Woman Sandra Bullock Played In The Blind Side” Tuohy recently posted the following picture and caption on her Facebook and Instagram accounts:

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We see what we want! It’s the gospel truth! These two were literally huddled over in a corner table nose to nose and the person with me said “I bet they are up to no good” well you know me… I walked over, told them to scoot over. After 10 seconds of dead silence I said so whats happening at this table? I get nothing.. I then explained it was my store and they should spill it… They showed me their phones and they were texting friends trying to scrape up $3.00 each for the high school basketball game! Well they left with smiles, money for popcorn and bus fare. We have to STOP judging people and assuming and pigeon holing people!…

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2 Comments on “Leigh Anne Tuohy, Racism, and the White Saviour Complex

    • Obviously, there is a difference with what we know as racism and what is oversensitivity. However, to intrude on those two young men: To disrupt their space (I was actually surprised they did not find it strange that she came randomly to sit with them) and then say as she is the owner she has the right to know what they are doing even if they were not suspect of harassing or hurting anyone is telling about the sort of structures we propose. I actually really liked the movie “Bind side” and actually really liked what she did in relation to that movie but contextually this is very inappropriate. Also I do not randomly profile and assume about people of any class, creed, race, religion or ethnicity. I have been target of ostracism by both people I lived with and of xenophobia so I know that kind of behaviour rewards nothing.

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