Two little girls whose grandmother was called a “stupid b****” by a white man while they campaigned for Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, say racism won’t deter them.
“Block walking in support of your preferred candidate or party is about as American as Apple pie….right?” wrote mom Allison Odom on Facebook Sunday. “Yesterday, while doing this “American as apple pie” activity within walking distance of my mother’s house, a man approached my mother and daughters and (among other choice words) demanded that they ‘go back where they came from’ because this is HIS neighborhood.”
The mother from Texas wrote, “In 2018, some people are emboldened enough in their hate to accost a 70-year-old grandmother and her 8- and 10-year-old granddaughters. Please let this be a wake-up call of how real and unhinged the hate has become. We must call it out, and we must demand better.”
Allison, who did not return Yahoo Lifestyle’s request for comment, included a video of her children relaying the story, which received more than 13K views.
On Saturday, while campaigning for the Texas candidate, the girls and their grandmother, Rose Odom, pulled their car over to look for an address. “A guy walked up to her and said, ‘What are you doing here?’” explained one of the children