The online public-shaming cycle has become ruthlessly efficient in the past year. White people trying to police the banal, everyday behavior of black people are finding there’s a vanishingly small amount of time between calling the cops and getting turned into a meme.
The latest case came to a resolution in less than 72 hours. On Saturday, D’Arreion Toles posted a video he took when he returned to his apartment complex after staying late at work. A white woman walking her dog blocked his path and repeatedly demanded that he show her his keys or tell her his apartment number, to which he responds that he’s not obligated to show or tell her anything to enter his own home.
At one point she starts, “If you want to come into my building—”
“It’s not your building,” he interrupts. “You’re not the owner.”
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