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This was fairly intelligent for a myspace bulletin.
by foxyjo09 (foxyjo09)
at March 29th, 2006 (08:26 pm)
accomplished

current location: My house
current mood: accomplished
current song: American Idol

Standing Up!

A white woman, about 51 years old, was seated next to a black man on an airplane. Obviously disturbed by this, she called the airhostess. "Madam, what is the matter?" the hostess asked.

"You obviously do not see it," she responded. "You placed me next to a black man. I do not agree to sit next to someone from such a repugnant group. Give me an alternative seat."

"Be calm please," the hostess replied. "Almost all the places on this flight are taken. I will go to see if another place is available." The Hostess went away and then came back a few minutes later. "Madam, just as I thought, there is no other available seats in the economy class. I spoke to the captain and he informed me that there is also no seat in the business class. All the same, we still have one place in the first class." Before the woman could say anything, the hostess continued, "It is not usual for our company to permit someone from the economy class to sit in the first class. However, given the circumstances, the captain feels that it would be scandalous to make someone sit next to someone so disgusting." The hostess turned to the black man and said "Therefore, Sir, if you would like to, please collect your hand luggage, a seat awaits you in first class." At that moment, the other passengers who were shocked by what they had just witnessed stood up and applauded.


-I found this really, really cool. I know it doesn't have to do with The Day of Silence or GLBT rights, but it is discrimination-related.
I'll be reading it at the meeting & maybe on the air Sunday if it'll fit & such.

Thanks so much :)

Janelle

Comments

Posted by: Tucker (m1sstuck3r)
Posted at: March 30th, 2006 10:11 pm (UTC)

I would have been the first to stand up and give a loud, Tucker-like, "WOOT, WOOT!!!"

Hell yes.

- As Always -
Tucker

Posted by: foxyjo09 (foxyjo09)
Posted at: March 30th, 2006 10:16 pm (UTC)

How ironic? Yes.

Love

Janelle

Posted by: Tucker (m1sstuck3r)
Posted at: March 31st, 2006 02:55 am (UTC)

Oui.

- As Always -
Tucker