Over the weekend I had the pleasure of hanging out with one of my very best buddies, Holly. I will talk about that later. I want to talk about a "what would you do" situation for the moment.
Holly and I and another friend went to the cheesecake factory for dinner on Saturday night and were unexpectedly joined by two more people ( I hadn't known them before). They were not friends of my or Holly's. During the course of the evening, racial slurs were used over and over by these two guys. I could only drop my jaw in disgust and wonder why in the world I was still sitting there silently. I tried my best to just ignore them and talk to Holly. I'm just shocked because I never have heard words like these used (moreover in a very public place). These two men (boys) should have known better, not only because they are human, but because they live a lifestyle thats typically hated against by many ignorant people. I'll let you figure that one out. So, If you know me at all, you're thinking "Not only did she sit with two new people during dinner, she listened to them speak loudly when they used the N word over and over again". I'm surprised I didn't die of mortification and impotent rage right there.
So, what would you do in that situation. I probably, no, I definitely should have said something. And now I'm mad that I didn't.
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