This week, we are revisiting a time when it was almost impossible to find a grocery store.
That’s when I started going to the grocery store, often by myself, for my morning cup of coffee.
I’ve since bought more groceries, but I still get shunning on a regular basis.
As I write this article, the shelves are bare of groceries.
In some supermarkets, shelves have been emptied to make way for more stores, or the shelves have completely been emptied, so that no one can get to them.
The reason: Shunning.
Shunning is a form of discrimination that has been going on for decades.
It is a tactic of exclusion and oppression that exists because many people are afraid to enter a grocery checkout line because of their ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity.
In other words, shunning is the same as a form