Among the stereotypes of American blacks is being loud in theaters. A Google search for “African Americans loud in theater” yields the following results:
Replacing “African American” with “white” or “Mexican” doesn’t produce similar results. Like other stereotypes, this one is probably based on reality; people didn’t manufacture it out of thin air.
A lesbian couple in Atlanta discovered this the hard way. From Deadline:
Police have arrested two people who had been wanted for shooting a fellow moviegoer who had shushed them in an Atlanta theater last month.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Camryn King, 20, and Yvonne Crawford, 22, were taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Indiana and have been charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Atlanta police said King and Crawford will be extradited from Indiana to face charges in the Georgia capital.
The alleged incident took place January 9 inside a theater at the AMC Camp Creek 14 in Atlanta. The victim told police she and her wife were watching a movie and said the group behind them was being too loud. She got into a brief argument with them, and a man pulled a handgun from his companion’s purse and fired.
Here’s a photo of the culprits:
We don’t know the victim’s race, but if she’s white, then she might have to pay reparations to the black shooter; after all, she PROVOKED him, and then took his lead without compensation!