We are usually taken aback by the immensity of standing up for our own beliefs all on our own. But one man made a difference, and that man’s name is Abed Shaheen. Shaheen, a Lebanese citizen who was waiting to board his flight on the 6th of October from Gate 11 at Beirut Int’l Airport witnessed firsthand the accounts of blatant racism practiced publicly by MEA ground crew towards foreign workers standing in line to board their flight.
Upon standing up to the crew member for her racist behavior, she showed no sort of remorse, but instead sank deeper and deeper into the abyss of racism she had dug herself into.
To read more on Shaheen’s story, check the link below.