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If You Were Wondering What Racism Looks Like, It's Bearded, 5'8", And Dumb Enough To Talk On Camera

"The Daily Show" went down to North Carolina to check out efforts to suppress voters. They assumed they would find some subtle racism. The overt racism, not so much. At 2:28, our special friend has to think about wether he can say he is not racist or not.

If You Were Wondering What Racism Looks Like, It's Bearded, 5'8", And Dumb Enough To Talk On Camera

Fun fact: He was totally just fired and stuff for being REALLY, REALLY, racist. You could share this if you'd like to make sure he never works ever again. Totally your call though.

This article originally appeared on 01.09.18


Why should a superintendent get a raise while teachers in the same district struggling to make ends meet see their paychecks flatline — year after year after year?

Teacher Deyshia Hargrave begged the question. Minutes later, she was handcuffed and placed in the backseat of a cop car.

The scene was captured below by YouTube user Chris Rosa, who attended a board meeting for Vermilion Parish Schools in Louisiana.

You can watch Hargrave begin speaking about 33 seconds in. The situation starts becoming contentious around 6:35 minutes. Hargrave is arrested at 8:35, and then walked outside in handcuffs and placed in the back of police vehicle. (Story continues below.)



"We work very hard with very little to maintain the salaries that we have," Hargrave, who teaches middle school language arts, said during a public comment portion of the meeting, stating that she's seen classroom sizes balloon during her time at the school with no increased compensation. "We're meeting those goals, while someone in that position of leadership [the superintendent] is getting raise? It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermilion Parish."

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