A teenage girl was cut off allowances by her parents because she went out with a black boy. To finance her studies, she raised more than $ 10,000 on a GoFundMe site. Launched on January 11, the campaign has already raised $ 13,000.
To “say no to racism“, Allie Dowdle, an 18-year-old American launched a fundraising campaign on GoFundMe. Her goal: to raise $ 10,000 to finance her studies, per reports from The Independent.
According to the young woman, her parents blocked her financial benefits after learning that she was dating a black student. “it was ridiculous” she said.
“About a year ago, I told my parents that I was starting out with a boy named Michael, showing them a photo,” says Allie Dowdle.
“My father bounced at me immediately: he even denied me from seeing Michael again because of his skin color, and my parents told me to do better,” she added.
A month after that, the parents of the young girl cut off her resources. She says they are depriving her of her “personal savings“, as well as her car, telephone and the financing of her studies, i.e. everything.
Meanwhile, the student’s father told The Independent that he does not “fancy” his daughter dating a black “problems” around cross-breeding in the United States. According to him, his daughter is also too “spoiled” and should grow up.