21 June 2008
How To Handle Racism
This came in today to the the Gurmat Learning Zone (GLZ). Oh, how I hope it's a true story!
What small steps are taken to achieve freedom for us all.
This scene took place on a British Airways flight between
Johannesburg, South Africa & London.
A white woman, about 50 years old, was seated next to a
Very disturbed by this, she called the air hostess.
obviously do not see it then?' she asked. 'You
placed me next to a
I did not agree to sit next to someone from such a
group. Give me an alternative seat.'
'Be calm please,' the hostess replied.
'Almost all the places on this flight are taken. I will
see if another place is available.'
The hostess went away & then came back a few minutes
'Madam,just as I thought, there are no other available
seats in Economy
I spoke to the captain & he informed me that there is
no seat in Business Class. All the same, we still have one
Before the woman could say anything, the hostess continued.
'It is not usual for our company to permit someone from
Class to sit in First Class. However, given the
captain feels that it would be scandalous to make someone
sit next to someone so disgusting.'
She turned to the black guy, & said, 'Therefore,
you would like to, please collect your hand luggage, a seat
you in First Class.'
At that moment, the other passengers, who'd been
what they had just witnessed, stood up & applauded.
This is a true story. If you are against racism, please
send this to all your friends; please do not delete it
sending it to at least 1 person.
WELL DONE, British Airways
WHY TRY TO FIT IN?
YOU WERE BORN TO STAND OUT!