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Danielle Brooks is known around the world as a celebrated Emmy- and Tony-nominated actress, but at a First Class check-in counter at an undisclosed airport, she was treated like a woman out of place.

The Orange Is the New Black star tweeted about some prejudiced, albeit unintentionally so, treatment she received while dealing with gate agents at the airport. Apparently, they seemed genuinely surprised to see a Black woman in the First Class aisle:

Her tweet has since gone viral, with some expressing their anger at the casual racism:

And others accusing her of complaining about her “first class problems” and, even worse, race-baiting:

So, which side do you fall on? Is she overreacting, or is this another example of everyday racism?

SOURCE: Twitter | PHOTO: Getty

Twitter Is Going Off About Danielle Brooks’ Tweet About Treatment In First Class was originally published on globalgrind.com

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