racist much.''Yes I am,' her dad wrote back unabashedly before continuing with the grammatically incorrect pronouncement: 'Your dead to me.''Don't ever contact me again we are through,' he added. 'My mother was horrified and felt terrible but there isn't anything she can do.'Her date, Phillip, also shared screengrabs of the exchange on Twitter, where they've been steadily earning attention and horrified reactions.'It's important for people to see that racism is very much alive,' she said.Jerry Oppenheimer is a New York Times Bestselling author whose latest book, The Kardashians: An American Drama, is released this week.A Tennessee teenager has raised more than ,000 after she said her parents cut her off for dating her black boyfriend.Allie Dowdle, 18, took to Go Fund Me to share that her parents had refused to pay for college and had taken away her car and phone because of her relationship to 18-year-old Michael Swift.
The elder Dowdle said "it was never about race," that he is not a racist and that his daughter’s statements about race are “a justification and gave her the moral high ground.” He said that he and his wife would accept whomever their daughter wanted to date, but that he disapproved of both Michael and a previous boyfriend in part because Allie had started seeing them in secret.
Read: Protests Erupt Outside San Diego After Cops Kill 'Mentally Ill' Black Man“About a year ago, I told my parents that I'd started dating a boy named Michael, pictured with me above.
Hoping to share him with my family, I showed my parents his picture, and the conversation was over before it even began,” Dowdle wrote on the campaign page.
My dad did not give me an option: he told me that I was not allowed to see Michael ever again. “As I am 18, my parents have chosen to no longer support my future, stripping me of all my resources including my personal savings, my car, my phone, and my education and leaving me on my own to pay for college.” She added: “Unfortunately, I will no longer be able to attend college if I cannot come up with the money somehow.” Ms Dowdle’s father, Bill Dowdle, who runs a sporting good store, said that it may not be his “preference“ for his daughter to date a black man because of the “issues” surrounding biracial daring in the American.
Yet he said it was not his job to make such decisions for her, now that she is an adult.