(boost the signal)
Charles Ramsey is a hero. He doesn’t wear a suit of high-tech armor. He doesn’t wear a cape. He’s just an ordinary guy,living an ordinary life.
Then, he saw a woman asking for help.
And he helped her.
He didn’t walk away.
He didn’t think of himself.
He just helped her.
It took less than a day for someone to make this heroic man into a joke.
As proud as Charles Ramsey makes me to be a human, those people make me ashamed.
No, he doesn’t speak perfectly.
No, he didn’t take the time to fix his hair before he went on camera.
He’s an African American man from an economically depressed neighborhood, city, and state.
And for that, he’s mocked and ridiculed.
It breaks my heart.
Now, in yet another heroic moment Mr. Ramsey’s response to Anderson Cooper’s inquiry about a possible reward Charles has proven he’s truly worthy of the hero mantle.
No, no, no. Bro, I’m a Christian, an American, and just like you. We bleed same blood, put our pants on the same way. It’s just that you got to put that – being a coward, and I don’t want to get in nobody’s business. You got to put that away for a minute…I tell you what you do, give [the reward] to them. Because if folks been following this case since last night, you been following me since last night, you know I got a job anyway. Just went picked it up, paycheck. What that address say? […] 2203 Seymour. Where are them girls living? Right next door to this paycheck. So yes, take that reward and give it to—that little girl[.]
Thank you Charles Ramsey.Thank you.The full interview w/ Anderson Cooper can be found here.
sarahandnoahvonawesome asked: I miss you. Hey, I never got the story! You're back at OU. Are you still doing anthro? Or did you change? I think you told me you changed, but I cannot remember!!!
I miss you! I was just thinking about you the other day since you now live in Oklahoma again! We have to get together soon! And I am now adult and higher education and love it!
Do you have a phone number?
It’s been so long, Oklahoma! I am doing one full length show on Wednesday, April 24th at 7pm in the Memorial Union, Molly Boren Ballroom. I will have my tour only chapbook, Fuck It We Made It Let’s Have Sex On The Roof and Eat The Moon Slow and some other goodies. I would love to see you.
Everyone should come see this!! *so excited* :) :) :)