Street Harassed in Navy Yard: “He Kept Shouting Hateful Things At Me”

Location: South Capitol Street & M St SW overpass (Navy Yard)
 Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)

I was walking from the Navy Yard metro stop to my house. As soon as I turn the corner on M St, I could hear a man talking loudly behind me. He was about 30 paces behnd me, but kept shouting hateful things about me. I was wearing shorts (not super short, as if that matters), and he was shouting “I hate you and your white legs. I don’t want your white ass.” He then proceeded to continue shouting how much he hated me as a white woman. This is not acceptable behavior.

Submitted 8/29/14 by “rg.”

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