Noose Found At NASCAR’s Black Driver Garage Stall

(Monday, June 22, 2020) – Racism has reared its ugly head again.  This time at NASCAR where a noose was found yesterday at Talladega Speedway in the garage of Bubba Wallace.  Wallace is NASCAR’s only African American driver.  Wallace has been very vocal about racial injustice and has helped to lead the way pushing NASCAR to ban the use of confederate flags at its races.

NASCAR is promising a thorough investigation to find the person or persons behind the noose.  Wallace took to social media following the incident saying it part he’s saddened by the incident, but will not allow it to break him.

The Department of Justice is also looking into the noose.  “The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Alabama, FBI, and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division are viewing the situation surrounding the noose to determine whether there are violations of federal law,”  US Attorney Jay E. Town said in a statement.