“The post on Meetup seemed destined for an uproar: a “White Women Yoga Meetup” that promised “to allow space for White women to gather in the name of yoga, surrounded by the supportive community of White people, White yoga instructors, and all around safe White spaces.” And indeed, local criminal profiler Pat Brown was courting controversy when she started the page.
Now, Brown claims that her event was actually a stunt designed to prove the existence of discrimination on websites like Meetup (which allow people to gather with one another based on shared interests), while simultaneously swearing that the gambit is not at all political.” – via DCist
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