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Twitter Drags Natasha Tynes for Trying to Get Black Metro Employee Fired for Eating on The Train



*Natasha Tynes, World Bank employee & writer, sent a tweet to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), complaining about a black, female Metro employee eating on the train
*Tynes included a photograph of the woman wearing her uniform
*WMATA responded by asking for more details and Tynes did not hesitate to share
*Tynes, a Jordanian America, was immediately dragged on twitter
*Many called her out for using her privilege & pointed out the lack of solidarity among women of color
*In the end, Tynes, who is also a writer, lost her book distribution deal for her upcoming book




















She posted an apology, but her account is now private...





Sources: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Tags: books / authors, nobody, you in danger
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