One man’s Facebook post detailing a super rude run-in with a fellow airline passenger at the airport is going viral. This is Emmit Walker, a DC-based music executive whose casual response to a racist comment has everybody applauding:
Walker said he was waiting in the first class boarding line at Virginia’s Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport when a woman behind him said to him, “you may be in the wrong place, you need to let us through. This line is for priority boarding.”
Walker is black. The woman is white. He showed her his first class boarding pass and told her he knew exactly where he was, and she could wait in line behind him seeing as he’d gotten there first thankyouverymuch. The woman still wouldn’t let it go, attributing his ticket to a freebie provided by the military. “He must be military or something, but we paid for our seats so he still should have to wait,” she allegedly said.