"I prefer the whole freakin' nation to be white," the woman says.
"This is America 2018 right here. Racism and discrimination," Hamdia Ahmed said.
UPDATE: #CornerstoreCaroline Calls the Cops on a 9-Year-Old Black Boy for Allegedly Groping Her in a Bodega: Viral Video
A white woman accuses a Black boy of sexual assault. Is this 2018 or 1955?
UPDATE 10/12/2018: In proper Twitter fashion, amateur sleuths came out of the woodwork to ensure that the world would know the real person behind this atrocious act. Meet Teresa Sue Klein aka #CornerstoreCaroline. And apparently Teresa does have ties to the police. However, she was on the wrong end of the law and not an actual police officer. The gluteal-challenged woman has a criminal record and may even be a sex offender. Shame on her.
We can't have anything.
In light of Brett Kavanaugh's testimony, some white feminists began to call for prolong protests against rape culture and those who promote it. They have even discussed calling it #TakingAKnee.
Just stop talking.
Dear Bette and other tone-deaf white women,
On Thursday, you tweeted what you thought was something meant to champion women globally. You were wrong. Yes, we know you quoted John Lennon. He was wrong too.
You are known for speaking your mind and that's great. But there are times, especially given this tumultuous racial climate, where your words should be measured, and thought should be given to everything BEFORE you say it. This will prevent from you having to walk back from the asinine comments you made that formulated in your privileged, delusional mind.
Now that we've gotten the formalities out of the way, let's get to business.
"Women are the n-word of the world."
We all know that women and girls are at the bottom of the rung on the ladder of life. Femicide, rape, abuse is at a relatively all-time high. That should be acknowledged.
Screenshot from Twitter
If you would have left it there, we would be good. However, you didn't and now we are here. The issue with these words coming from you, specifically, is white women have also been complicit in the enslavement, denial of education and inheritance, abuse and murder of women of color for centuries.
White women watched Black babies starve as Black mothers were forced to feed your own babies. White women, during apartheid, didn't have one iota of regard for the Black women who were allowed to see their families for two weeks out of a year because your needs were more important. God forbid you actually had to take care of your own household. White women's cruelty to the other women was especially vicious.
White women sat back as white men took land and riches from Native Americans claiming it as their own. And when Native Americans fought for what was rightfully theirs, white women "fought back."
History books, unfortunately, don't teach actual history so I will try to believe you weren't being obtuse. Operative word here is — try. However, when your tweet didn't elicit the response you hoped to garner, you served up a big plate of self-righteousness.
Your staunch opposition to what was being spelled out to you by other women wreaked of entitlement and privilege. Women of color have rallied behind Christine Blasey Ford and other white women who've come forward to confront their abusers despite the fact we've not faced our own.
Of course, YOU wouldn't see race. Many times, white women never do, and herein lies the problem. Women of color are subjected to your passive aggressive behavior and microaggressions on a daily damn basis.
Where is your accountability for that? Actions like this will always make it difficult for other women to trust that white women really want to help because in the end — it really is just all about you.
Sometimes, the best way to be an ally is to just shut your mouth and listen. Yes, shut up. You may actually learn something.
"Becky privilege" didn't work in this South Carolina driver's favor.
Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was driving while intoxicated in Bluffton, S.C., and ran a stop sign at 60 miles per hour. When officers stopped Cutshaw, she thought her white privilege would earn her a pass, but it didn't.
The 32-year-old told officers she's a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl." And, when police asked what that had to do with anything, she said, "You're a cop, you should know what that means," the Bluffton Police Department's report said, according to The Island Packet.
Cutshaw said she only had two glasses of wine, to celebrate her birthday, before driving (she had a .18 percent blood alcohol level). And, other reasons she said shouldn't be arrested include her perfect grades, the fact was a cheerleader and sorority girl, and her partner is a cop.
"Making statements such as these as a means to justify not being arrested are unusual in my experience as a law enforcement officer and I believe further demonstrate the suspect's level of intoxication," the report states. But drunk driving was only one of the charges issued against Cutshaw early Saturday morning.
She was also arrested on charges of speeding, disregarding a stop sign, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia, the New York Post reports.
When Cutshaw told the officers, "You're a cop, you should know what that means," she insinuated that white people, or more specifically, white women, could be excused for breaking the law, in this case traffic violations.
And she wasn't far from the truth.
Black and Latino drivers are more likely to be arrested during traffic stops.
The Stanford Open Policing Project analyzes the rates at which police stop motorists in locations across the country.
"After accounting for age, gender, and location, we find that officers ticket, search, and arrest Black and Hispanic drivers more often than whites," the report states. "For example, when pulled over for speeding, Black drivers are 20 percent more likely to get a ticket (rather than a warning) than white drivers, and Hispanic drivers are 30 percent more likely to be ticketed than white drivers."
Bluffton Police Department officers actually searched Cutshaw's car, which is not the usual as "Black and Hispanic motorists are about twice as likely to be searched compared to white drivers," according to Stanford researchers.
They also documented that discrimination plays a role in vehicle searches:
"In our data, the success rate of searches (or the hit rate) is generally lower for Hispanic drivers compared to whites; so the outcome test indicates Hispanics face discrimination."
"This week, new data released concurs with the Stanford researchers' findings."
An analysis of more than 20 million stops in North Carolina since 2002 found Blacks are 95 percent more likely to be pulled over than whites and 115 percent more likely to be searched after being stopped. The research is included in a newly published book called, "Suspect Citizens."
Cutshaw happens to be in the minority of white traffic violators who've received a ticket, had her car searched and got arrested.
Lauren Milewski confronted Essex Cook, then grabbed his cousin by her braids and dress and said, "You don't belong."
Essex Cook and his family were among a diverse group of friends spending the day in Berkeley, Calif., when a white woman approached Cook and told him he didn't belong there. She then assaulted his cousin and ripped off the shirt of another woman in the group.
Marshaunte Farris tweeted that a white woman "followed my boyfriend and I from Richmond to Emeryville harassing us calling us ni**ers and c*nts."
"Sorry guys, I have to ask for permits," the woman says to the camera.
Permit Patty, the name social media labeled Alison Ettel, a white woman who called the cops on a Black child last month in San Francisco because she was "illegally selling water without a permit," apparently has a copycat in the same city.