chivalrous, and shut the door for her. He apparently decided to take as much time as he could while I
waited to get out…finally, I said, “Can I get out?”
And that‟s when he decided to turn up the vo
“What‟s your problem, man?” he yelled. …and from there I can‟t remember the exact words or sequence of
conversation but I knew that he was immediately turning this into a race issue. If I had been latino, this
wouldn‟t have been an issue at all. He s
tarted repeating the F word over and over towards me.
I just stood there…at one point I said something like “DO you think I‟m scared because I‟m a white boy?” .
He kept trying to get louder, apparently tring to draw attention.I continued to stand there, waiting for him to move. He moved closer and bumped his chest against
me. I couldn‟t resist saying, “Why are you bumping up against me? Are you gay or something?” That
fueled his fire.
Then a few guys came walking over…two black guys,
and two white guys. The latino guy immediately assumed the black guys were on his side for some