White Woman ‘Told to Stop Dancing’ at St Louis  African Arts Festival (VIDEO)

White Woman ‘Told to Stop Dancing’ at St Louis African Arts Festival (VIDEO)

Susan Stone was dancing at a festival in St Louis when a member of staff approached her and told her to stop dancing and to sit down. The video she captured of the altercation shows him saying: ‘This is not the European arts festival. It is not the Caucasian arts festival’ she was told.

Susan Stone stated, ‘I have been discriminated against because of gender and lots of things but never because I’m white,’ she told KMOV.

‘They’re supposed to be sharing the African culture with everybody. How can you do that if you want someone out? I feel angry because they’re missing out on the beauty of everything.’


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Susan Stone, who performs at St Louis arts festivals dressed in brightly-colored costumes, said she was dancing at the African Arts Festival in Forest Park when a member of staff approached her. In an interaction that she caught on camera, the man repeatedly told her to sit down before making remarks that were racist, she said.

‘This is not the ballerina arts festival, this is not the European arts festival,’ he said, according to a video of their conversation. ‘It is not the Caucasian arts festival.’

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In another video describing the altercation, she said the man threatened her with jail before a guard put one handcuff around her wrist, dragged her away from the dance area and put her on a bus.


Caught on camera: She was upset by the remarks made by this man pictured on her video

The co-chairman of the event told the news channel that Stone was being disruptive between performances and did not stop when she was asked to.

But he admitted that the employee did not act appropriately. ‘That’s something that’s unacceptable and that’s an apology from me because we want everyone to showcase their talents and their abilities,’ Jason McNairy told KMOV.


Read more: http://www.kmov.com/news/local/Woman-claims-she-was-kicked-off-the-dance-floor-because-of-her-race-260709501.html


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