Heinous act: a hangman's noose in the Garage of a black Nascar driver

In the Garage of the only black Nascar driver Bubba Wallace (26) at the race track Talladega Superspeedway in the American state of Alabama has been found in a

Heinous act: a hangman's noose in the Garage of a black Nascar driver

In the Garage of the only black Nascar driver Bubba Wallace (26) at the race track Talladega Superspeedway in the American state of Alabama has been found in a noose. "We are angry and upset and can't stress strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act," said America's most popular Motorsport series on Sunday evening (local time). The Nascar scene is no place for racism. On Sunday afternoon, those responsible had been made to the noose to the attention of, then you have initiated an investigation. The for Sunday, provided the race had been postponed due to bad weather on Monday.

Wallace, the count for the movement "Black Lives Matter" ("Black life") is used, condemned the incident. "Today's despicable act of racism and hatred, makes me unbelievably sad and serves as a painful reminder of how much further we, as a society, need to go and how persistent we must be in the fight against racism," tweeted the 26-Year-old. "Like my mother to me today and said, 'you're just trying to scare you'." The incident will not break him, he will continue to think with Pride for what he is.

According to nationwide protests against racism and police violence against Blacks had banned the series in mid-June, the war flag of the confederates in all their events. Wallace had spoken out earlier in favour of such a ban. The confederates had fought in the American civil war (1861 to 1865) the southern States against the North and against the abolition of slavery and against more rights for Black people fought back. The war flag is in the eyes of many Americans a Symbol of racism.

Nascar is, above all, in the case of the white American middle-class high popular. Already in 2015, the Directors of the series had referred to the flag after the murder of nine black Americans in a Church in Charleston as a "offensive and divisive" Symbol, but not prohibited. In view of the ongoing protests against racism and police violence in the United States, the discussion flared up again. The southern States are a historical epicenter of racial conflict. Also in Alabama, where on Monday, the Nascar race Geico 500 will be held, had created the Ku Klux Klan once, with violent attacks against Blacks and civil rights activists for terror.

Date Of Update: 22 June 2020, 04:19

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