Talking Africa-ca

, , , , | Right | June 8, 2018

(I work at a call center. I have a slight accent from my Caribbean island home, but my only language is English. A customer calls in regarding her services that have been disconnected for non-payment. When I advise her that payment must be made in full on one method of payment, she responds:)

Client: “You are racist and discriminating against me because I am ethnic.”

Me: “Ma’am, I’m from an island nation. I’m ethnic, as well.”

Client: “But I’m an African, so I’m more ethnic than you.”

Me: “…”

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