Illustration for article titled White People Continue to Feel Entitled to Everything

A friend of mine found this on a telephone pole in the Lake Merritt area of Oakland, where she lives.

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This is racism, this is gentrification. This is mistaking an annoying interaction (please stranger man don’t hit on me) for a hostile one (this strange black man wants to steal my phone). You decided to perceive a “dirtyish” black guy with a pit bull who is “CLEARLY NOT A RESIDENT OF [YOUR] BLOCK” (how the fuck do you know that?) as a threat.

The person who took the time to type this up and spread the hate around the neighborhood is a gross asshole who needs to get the fuck out of Oakland.

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p.s. I was told that all the flyers were ripped down, save one where people let lose their feelings on the original poster. I hope she paid attention to the constructive criticism

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