Ever since Amy Cooper, the Central Park dog walker who infamously called 911 on a Black birdwatcher in May, we’ve heard a lot about Karens.
But for every Karen out there, there is a Ken.
Ken, too, has an overblown sense of self-importance. Ken will weaponize his privilege to protect his comfort. Ken wants to talk to the manager. And the manager’s manager. And even the manager after that.
On Thursday, Aug. 13, Real Change’s 2020 Vendor of the Year was having a pretty good day, at least until Ken came along.
Read more in the Aug. 19-25, 2020 issue.