Everybody Hates Chris: Shopping While Black
Discrimination → Racism → Consumer Racism
Chris shares one of his frustrations: overt racism while shopping. He experiences it from the security guard keeping a careful eye on him to the saleswoman who makes the assumption that he unable to afford an expensive perfume. Just as he attempts to return a perfume bottle he had planned to steal, a security guard catches him.
Public Discussion Questions
What does this clip tell us about systemic racism?