Author Roxane Gay humiliated by ‘racist’ Best Buy employee; Updated with new tweets

http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495337056089157632

Last night Roxane Gay, professor of English at Purdue University and an acclaimed author, claimed she was hassled by a racist Best Buy employee. In her own words:

http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495337230995841024
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495338512292773889
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495338840845193216
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495338951415455745

Brendan at Best Buy tried his best to sort things out:

http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495339103731609600
http://twitter.com/#!/SakuraChica/status/495340600003395584
http://twitter.com/#!/BestBuySupport/status/495340965935067137
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495341668045185025
http://twitter.com/#!/BestBuySupport/status/495341722730119168

This is a relevant detail that we don’t really understand:

http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495342032366620673

What did she need opened? We wish she had said more about this, but apparently she is done discussing the matter:

http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495365658029617153

Update:

Gay continued to tweet about the incident today:

http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495557970303152128
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495575524287475714
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495628367174303744
http://twitter.com/#!/rgay/status/495628467279790080

 

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/02/author-roxane-gay-humiliated-by-racist-best-buy-employee/

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