You Won't Believe What Happens When This Biracial Woman Meets KKK Members

by
PaulMilo
Mo Asumang, whose grandmother was a Nazi and whose father is African, confronts racists on two continents.

Mo Asumang's father is from the African nation of Ghana. Her mother is German, and her grandmother actually belonged to the Nazi Party.

So in a sense, she is perhaps uniquely suited to strike up a dialogue with white supremacists, who believe that people like her are an existential threat to their way of life.

In the clip above, she shares video footage of her encounters with a white-power group in her native Germany and with members of the Ku Klux Klan in the United States. It's compelling video, not least because the viewer is left in awe of Asumang's daring (she admits she grew nervous when a truckload of armed Klansmen first approached her for a nighttime encounter in a parking lot).

But what's particularly interesting to watch is how the logic of the white supremacists falls apart when they actually confront a living, breathing example of what they believe to be their worst nightmare. Watch the video until the end and you'll discover a surprising truth: even an avowed bigot can have a tough time denying the common humanity we all share no matter what race -- or races -- we belong to.

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