When discussing the covid-19 vaccine, my boss said look how “they” ( Chinese ) gave us this virus, and they are making a killing off of selling their products (gloves, masks, ventilators.
Recently, a colleague informed me about antisemitic slurs she was told by another co-worker. In June, the Howard County Police Department investigated racist signs that were seen in Ellicott City. Stickers with racist messages were attached to guardrails and poles on Centennial Lane between Glastonbury Road and Centennial Lane Elementary School. In March, I readContinue reading “Stories of Racism”
Howard County recently implemented a new redistricting plan where children from lower income neighborhoods would be bused to schools in higher income neighborhoods (and vice versa). Here are a few of the comments from Howard County residents that resulted: “Blacks destroy school systems and schools,” read one letter to county officials about the busing plan.Continue reading “Redistricting Plan”
The grand opened restaurant owned by asian near my house had to close 3 times because someon wrote asian hate words in the bathroom walls two times with spray paint and put poop all over in the bathroom walls. I heard from my friend to support.
Heard of racial incidents between high schools. It seems so much negative feeling is under the surface.
I heard that there was some fighting at a football game between the fans and one of the marching bands. The fans of one team (from Clarksville) were yelling homophobic and racist things at the Marching band of another school (Columbia) The Marching band not only were yelled at, but there was also trash thrownContinue reading “Football Games in Howard County”
Every time a news story is posted online, comments say things like “Typical” or “Why no mug shot?” or “We are becoming Baltimore.” – It makes it seem like the county is divided along “us” and “them” lines, and is disheartening.
At the start of this school year, there were incidents of racial remarks/taunts at high school football games. This followed a number of other previous incidents, e.g., in 2019 students being accused and found guilty of racial hate crimes for racial epithets at Glenelg HS.