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If I could describe what self-hatred is like, I'd say it would be existing as a black Republican

Black GOP Staffer Fired After Complaining About White Privilege On Facebook

Jul 29, 2014 By Michael Arceneaux

Some things are common knowledge. The sky is mostly blue if you don’t live in Los Angeles. Water is wet if you can still find it in Texas. White people — particularly those who espouse conservative beliefs — don’t want to be reminded of their White privilege.

I assumed most people who reach a certain arc of adulthood know to carry these truths with them, but in the case Regina V. Ross Roundtree (pictured), that last fun fact is a newly lesson learned following her abrupt firing from the Penny Bacchiochi (pictured above) for lieutenant governor campaign. Roundtree, a paid consultant, was let go of her duties once word got out that she wrote a Facebook post complaining about her employer’s opponent, Heather Bond Somers, making jabs about her and essentially exploiting the perks of White privilege.

The post — now deleted — featured Roundtree claiming:

“People think what they think, but help the party out and don’t plaster your complete sense of privilege. This is an example of what is sometimes phrased as ‘White privilege.’ The way Heather talks. The arrogance and belittlement of Penny’s and her family’s feelings or any other person who has experienced racism. Our feelings or the fact that we may say something is an embarrassment to the party.”


Somers’ campaign manager, Jon Conradi, responded in a statement:

“The Heather Somers campaign calls on Bacchiochi to immediately disavow herself of these divisive comments which have no place in the Republican Party or in public discourse.”

http://newsone.com/3041527/black-gop-staffer-fired-after-complaining-about-white-privilege-on-facebook/

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