I swear, Obama said it best in his farewell speech though we’ve came a long way when it comes to racism, but it’s still here and alive… This Tennessee teenager has raised thousands of dollars after saying her parents cut off her college funds for dating a black student.
Her dad is stating that it’s not about race…..
he 18-year-old private school student said that she and her boyfriend have seen each other discreetly against her parents’ wishes but, over Christmas, her parents decided “to no longer support my future” when her boyfriend approached them again.
She wrote that her parents took away her car and phone and also said that they would no longer give her money to go to college.
Her father, Bill Dowdle, who owns a The father said that he decided to cut off her college money because she has been spoiled and “it became obvious that she needed to go out in the world and grow up.” sporting goods store, told the Daily News that his daughter dating a black man may not be his “preference” because of “issues” involved with biracial dating in the South, but that it is not his place to pick who she dates now that she is 18.
“Sending a white girl from a middle-class family to college is not fighting racism,” user Marissa Kizer said.
“In fact, expecting to avoid work, student loans, etc. and be treated like a hero for dating a black guy seems pretty racist to me