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Social media is referring them to as “Karen”. It sounds like a cute, petty way of referring to something that is actually very dangerous.July 2, 2020 by Dyanne Brown Leave a Comment There have been several reports and videos of Black men and women doing ordinary activities, whether it is bird watching, painting on their own property or walking from the store, only to have someone call the cops on them and report them as suspicious.
In a few videos, white women cry, scream and claim they are being attacked in an effort to get the 911 call escalated so the police arrive to rescue them despite not being in any danger. They are simply annoyed at being called out on their entitled behavior and responding in a way that could create a potentially deadly situation for the black target of their passive-aggressive response.
Social media is referring them to as “Karen”.
It sounds like a cute, petty way of referring to something that is actually very dangerous.
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