USING YOUR WHITE PRIVILEGE IN ORDER TO HELP SAVE THE WORLD/ AND HOW NOT TO GET PEOPLE TO RIOT AND TEAR SHIT UP

USING YOUR WHITE PRIVILEGE IN ORDER TO HELP SAVE THE WORLD/ AND HOW NOT TO GET PEOPLE TO RIOT AND TEAR UP SHIT
This is for people who are complaining about the destruction of property during the riots. I was on tour in the UK, with my all black ensemble group, the HITTITE EMPIRE. We were in the Piccadilly Circus London. We were waiting in line, to catch a cab. In London you wait in cues/lines. You don’t hail cabs, as you would in the United States. It is first come, first serve.
At the time, we were waiting in a blizzard. The cab pickup area was U shaped. So everyone could see who was at the front, and the back of the line. But for some reason, when the cab drivers came to pick-up patrons, they only stopped to pick-up white people. No matter where they were waiting in the line.
But each time this happened, there would always be a moment, where that white person, that was either, by themselves, with friends or family, and the cab drivers themselves, would take a moment to look at us at the front of the line.
As if they were getting ready to make a decision. The decision to leave us in the cold , or take advantage of white privilege. 100% of the time, they left us in the cold. Rather than teach the cab driver and everyone else in line, a lesson in fairness..
The last straw came when, the cab drivers would not pick up black women. That is when we decided to take over the cabs.
Our plan was to wait until the cabs stopped to pick up white patrons. And when the white customers opened the doors to get in, we would bum rush the door, and jump into the cab, all 8 of us.
And tell the drivers, to take these African American women where they needed to go. Or we were going to kick his ass, and burn his taxi to the ground. And we did that all night. They call that, FIGHT OR FLIGHT. Then we decided to flip WHITE PRIVILEGE on its head. We would get white people to call a cab, and have them wait for the cab outside to show up. And then when the cab drivers drove up. We would have our white friends hesitate, before entering the cab. At that time, we would come rushing in from all directions, and jump into the cab. And this is how we got around London. While we were on tour, with our staged show about racism in America.

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