Source: Wyatt T

Social Justice Warriors have apparently run out of people and objects to declare as racist and are now setting taking aim at man’s best friend.

Ben Faulding, a socialist with bylines in the Washington Post, Tablet Mag, and The Forward has declared that dogs are a “tool of white supremacy and gentrification.”

“That’s not just my opinion. There is research that shows how white newcomers dogwalking routes stake out territory. And white owners user their pets to socialize with other white owners excluding minorities,” Faulding tweeted, though he keeps changing his display name.

It isn’t just Faulding expressing this sentiment.

Alicia Sanchez Gill, the “Interim Executive Director” at Safe Spaces DC, tweeted “white folks, I don’t care how nice your dog is, dogs have been used as a tool of white control, dominance and violence, from slavery, through civil rights to police dogs today.”

“I’ve said to friends, often half-jokingly, that I love dogs, but HATE white people’s dogs. what is happening at my alma mater, @HowardU, is a perfect example of why. white folks believe their dogs have more humanity and deserve more comfort than Black people,” Gill tweeted with the hashtag “gentrification.”

The outrage over dogs, or more specifically — white people’s dogs — comes in response to a dispute over some grass by Howard University in DC.

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