ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A tweet by Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal has caused uproar on Twitter Sunday.
Senator Nadal posted on her Twitter account the following tweet: “LET ME BE CLEAR: When you exercise your #WhitePrivilege, don’t think I’m not going to remember. I will use it for the future. Uncomfortable?”
The tweet has caused a lot of discussion and outrage.
LET ME BE CLEAR: When you exercise your #WhitePrivilege, don't think I'm not going to remember. I will use it for the future. Uncomfortable?
— MariaChappelleNadal🇵🇷 (@MariaChappelleN) January 3, 2015
Black children are seeing other young Black teens/adults standing up for their rights. The children are paying attention and soakin up game.
— L E F T, PhD ⚫️ (@LeftSentThis) January 3, 2015
@MariaChappelleN THANK YOU! All it is doing is taking the spotlight off the REAL issues… Racial disparity, poverty & bad policing!
— Shonte Young (@TheShonte) January 3, 2015
@MariaChappelleN …. I have earned my privilege and don't plan on giving it up to anyone.. white or black!! I busted my ass for it!!
— Tim Bockhorst (@TBockhorst) January 4, 2015
@MariaChappelleN Let me be clear, THE VOTERS "WE THE PEOPLE" will remember you when it comes to voting for you. You just burnt your future
— Art Copeland-MAGA-TRUMP2020-KAG (@Decoder2) January 4, 2015
— Leigh (@sybilll) January 4, 2015