A white woman was jailed during election night for harassing a Black male as he was waiting in line to vote.
Wendy Bies, 53, was charged with obstructing a peace officer and disorderly conduct and is being held on a $335 in the Gallatin County jail.
Bies allegedly “yelled racist remarks” at Brian Mango, 22, mocking his Jamaican heritage.
“Go back where you came from,” Bies told the young man.
“Do you know why Mom is here? Because Americans bombed her country,” he said replied. Mango being a refugee from Laos. “Do you know why my Dad’s here? Because they brought his ancestors here in chains.”
According to The Chronicle, Bies, who appeared to be drunk, kept touching Mango and even told him that he had a "cute butt."
"This is a really charged and intense moment in history, and I can't let her say these things," Mango he told the newspaper, claiming that the whole incident made he and others in line uncomfortable, and it could definitely prevent someone from voting if it happened to another minority."
Mango, who has lived in the area for the majority of his life, revealed that he is used to racial slurs hurled against him, but he felt compelled to speak up. Now more than ever, minorities across the country need to work together to bring about change.
The heated exchange was caught on videotape, but we aren't shocked. Trump's entire campaign was rooted in whipping up anti-immigration hysteria.
Watch the footage below.