Guy's Bold Note To Women Having Racist Conversation In Café Is Going Viral
A man living in Perth, Australia, responded to some racist older women with pure class after he overheard their conversation.
Jarred Wall was enjoying his lunch with a friend at a café last Thursday when he overheard the two ladies.
The offensive conversation focused on Aboriginal Australians, and according to Jarred, terms like 'assimilation' were used in a casual, offhand manner, despite being extremely contentious words.
But rather than become angry at the women, Jarred chose to rise above the rude comments.
The note was simple:
Assimilation was a policy enforced by the Australian government in the 1930s seeking to acculturate indigenous Australians. The policies, which were based on the assumption of white superiority, proposed "full blood" indigenous people should be allowed to “die out” through a process of natural elimination, while "half-castes" were encouraged to assimilate into the white community.
Naturally, you can understand why this conversation was so offensive.
At first, Wall shared the photo on his Facebook for just his friends to see but made it public after seeing the response the post was getting.
One user responded,
After the incident, Wall reflected, saying,