There has been a spike in racial incidents throughout the nation.
It has been less than 48 hours since Donald Trump won the American presidency and there has been a spike in racial and xenophobic incidents throughout the country.
A Muslim student at San Diego State University was robbed and may have had her car stolen by two men who made comments about Trump and Muslims.
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At Canisius College in west New York state, students posted photos of a black doll hanging from a dormitory curtain rod on social media.
At NYU, students discovered Trump written on the door to a prayer room for Muslims on Wednesday.
These are just three examples of the many incidents occurring around the country. And throughout social media, people of color posted about racist graffiti and hate crimes they’d experienced as fears of increased bigotry from Trump’s election has turned into reality.
Here are some examples:
“Black lives don’t matter and neither does your votes,” someone painted on a wall in Durham, N.C.
As I'm stopped at a gas station this morning, a group of guys yell over: "Time to get out of this country, Apu!"— Manik R (@ManikRathee) November 9, 2016
Someone on the streets of LA just yelled at one of my girl's Latina coworkers to "go back where you came from." #TrumpsAmerica— Alex Gale (@AlexGale) November 9, 2016
Whoever did this I'm throwin' hands pic.twitter.com/9Xn1YaCFmK— Chris Weatherd ™ (@Chris_Weatherd) November 9, 2016
This just happened in Wellsville, NY. pic.twitter.com/uy9FjzhwcD— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November 10, 2016
I walked into my room and my heart aches with pain. pic.twitter.com/GFD5gBmPmD— María Sanchez (@TRmariasanchez) November 10, 2016
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