We all hate stereotypes, but unfortunately
there is some truth to some of them.
I heard about the Ashley Todd yesterday but didn’t mention the story because I knew she was lying immediately after reading the full story.
Ashley Todd, a McCain volunteer said that she was mugged and that the assailant carved a “B” into her face in support of Barack Obama. She said she was targeted because of a McCain bumper sticker on her car.
According to this article, she described the assailant as “a dark-skinned black man, 6 feet 4 inches tall, 200 pounds with a medium build, short black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing dark colored jeans, a black undershirt and black shoes.” (Can’t find original article that said “shiny black shoes”.)
I grew up in Harlem. I’ve seen and known thugs all my life. None of them wear black shoes, shiny or not.
Brand named sneaker? Check.
Shiny black shoes? Hardly ever.
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