“Movie idea: “The Brooklyn Jogger” – One man settles amongst the wilderness of Brooklyn, New York and lives to shout his harrowing tale at those who put down roots behind him”, a YouTube user commented.
“I was abused as a kid”.
At a time when White artists are appropriating Black culture at alarming rates, Matt Damon is refusing to foster diversity lest it interfere with merit, and Donald Trump is trying to take back a country created by immigrants, from…well…immigrants, a video that encapsulates all that’s wrong with White privilege has emerged to teach us something we just didn’t know. When I used to go down to the liquor store down there, the black people would all run, because they thought I was a cop!
He’s also been in the neighborhood, and the only reason white people, that push strollers into people’s legs, get to live there is because he “settled” the neighborhood first. “You pushed your stroller right into me, and all I say was ‘excuse you, ‘” yelled shorts bro.
“You’re new to this neighborhood”, he says.
“I fight babies like you, baby”, he said, the cop/security guard continuing to try and stand between the two men.
When the mom got involved calling him a “sick f***”, the man pointed at her and yelled “white privilege, white f***ing privilege!” I grew up on the West 4th Street basketball courts.
‘You must be some kind of transplanted white trash. “I grew up with Stonewall, I grew up on the laps of drag queens”, he said. So what I have in this city is ownership. For us, it reads as if B.A. feels some accomplishment for moving into a low-income area, making friends with his Black neighbors, and subsequently pushing them out to make room for other White gentrifiers who now see Brooklyn as the land of possibility.
“The only reason white people like you are living here is because I settled this f***ing neighborhood for you”, the jogger says while onlookers laugh. “F*** you.’ F*** you, you white trash”, the man continued.
Oh, but that’s not even the end of it. Gothamist actually interviewed Mr. Check Your Privilege, who said, “I’m not gonna watch it, I understand it’s probably ugly, and I’ll feel embarrassed about it”. Let the manhunt for Brooklyn’s most obnoxious gentrifier begin.