In a video clip posted to Facebook, a California woman filmed a run-in she had with a motorist while she was riding on her bike accompanied by her 9-year-old daughter, that ended with the man calling her a “f*cking Cambodian n*gger.”
According to Paula Nuguid she was on her bike in Sunnyvale – and was attempting to make a legal left turn — when the man began to lean on his horn and then called her a “b*tch.”
“This happened to me today at 4:33pm as I was traveling south on Frances St in the downtown area of Sunnyvale, California, which is part of Silicon Valley. I was trying to make a legal left into a parking lot where Frances St and Olsen St intersect. His claim I made an illegal right is absurd. I was traveling east in the bike lane on Evelyn Ave and the light was green as I turned right,” she wrote. “I was signaling left and waiting for oncoming traffic to pass when this man began incessantly honking at me, calling me a b*tch, and telling me to get out of his way. I was attempting to make a left the way the California DMV recommends .”
In the video Nuguid asked the man why he was honking at her and calling her a bitch while explaining to him that she was making a legal turn.
Rolling up to his window, she said, “How f*cking dare you, you entitled white prick?”
“Oh, shut the f*ck up,” he smirked.
Nuguid noted, “I can tell you’re not from California,” to which the man responded, “You f*cking Cambodian n*gger, get out of here.”
“Excuse me, this is going to be on Facebook,” Nuguid replied.
The man — sporting a big grin — sarcastically responded “Awesome,” over and over again before driving off.
Speaking with Raw Story, Ms. Nuguid said that this is not the first time that she has been racially harassed by a white man while riding on her bike – but that “Cambodian n*gger”was a new one to her.
She also explained that she and her daughter cried a bit after the encounter and that she has already had to talk with her children about the racism that they will encounter. She also pointed out that she was surprised at the vitriol some are already spewing at her online — some of which she reposted (see below).
You can read her original post right here.
Watch the video below