A Minority Woman Told A Former Doctor Working At 7-Eleven To ‘Go Back’ Where He Came From
In the three years since Donald Trump became president of the U.S., more and more racist people feel entitled to demand strangers to speak English only, and not their native tongue. They know they’ll be recorded. They know it will be seen by millions on social media, and they know they’ll be outed. And they don’t care. As we said, they have no shame. This latest case of racist outburst is particularly interesting because it is not a white person shouting like a crazy person (we know, very surprising), but a fellow minority. What the heck?!
A woman of Indian descent told a Latino to “go back where you came from” at a 7-Eleven in Florida.
The incident began this week when a woman with “a thick Middle-Eastern accent” began berating a 7-Eleven employee because she charged her getting two Big Gulp cups. The aggressor was there to redeem items with her rewards card, but not all of the items she was getting as part of the deal, the Miami-Herald reports.
When the 7-Eleven clerk charged her for the extra items, that is when she lost it.
“Latinos, you suck!! You’re not educated enough! Go back to where you came from! We don’t want you here,” the woman said directly into the camera.
But with so much irony to her statement, the 7-Eleven clerk fired back brilliantly. He told her, “You’re not American, either.”
Now we’re not supporting anyone telling someone else they’re not American. However, minorities should be supporting each other through these tense and chaotic times in the U.S., not pile on the racism.
The clerk told the woman, “welcome to America, where you have to pay for things you buy.”
The woman would not stop with the insults and then told the man that his mom was a “Colombian prostitute.”
This lady has no idea who she’s speaking to and would be very surprised to know that the 7-Eleven clerk was a former doctor.
According to Telemundo, the 7-Eleven clerk is Manoreys Rojas Hernández, and that he used to work as a doctor, but he defected from a mission of the Cuban government to Ecuador in order to reach the United States. The Spanish network also adds that he has worked at 7-Eleven for quite some time while his daughter is still in Cuba. He has not seen her for four years. He tried to visit her in Cuba, but the government did not allow him to enter the island.
The woman had the nerve to come back again the following day.
We guess she had not had enough of provoking a confrontation, so she returned to the 7-Eleven and tried to buy cigarettes before the clerk asked her to leave.
She proceeded to insult his mother again and called her a “Colombian prostitute”…again. We guess she’s both out of derogatory names and has something against Colombian women.
A local news station tried to reach out to the 7-Eleven clerk but reported back that he went on vacation.
While the racist phrase “go back where you came from” isn’t anything new, it has for a lack of a better term, made a comeback this summer thanks to Trump.
On July 14, Trump attacked four Democratic congresswomen of color by telling them in three separate tweets that they should go back where they came from.
“So interesting to see ‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly,” he tweeted, “and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how…it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!”
The tirade of words has propelled countless of other racists to spew the hateful phrase to many. One quick Google search will show you just how bad it is out there.