An Oregon county near Portland is creating a special “grounding space” in public where minorities can spend time in an area that is “not dominated by whiteness.”
Although this policy is blatantly racist and creating de facto segregation, Multnomah County maintains they are acting within the bounds of the law with their new policy because it is not exclusionary.
“Multnomah County is acting lawfully,” Julie Sullivan-Springhetti, Multnomah County communications director, told Just the News in a statement. “The space excludes no one. It is based on shared lived experience not identity. The same way our employee resource groups for veterans, parents, and people with a disability are based on life experience and not identity. All are welcome here.”
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