Last night Roxane Gay, professor of English at Purdue University and an acclaimed author, claimed she was hassled by a racist Best Buy employee. In her own words:

Brendan at Best Buy tried his best to sort things out:

This is a relevant detail that we don’t really understand:

What did she need opened? We wish she had said more about this, but apparently she is done discussing the matter:

Update:

Gay continued to tweet about the incident today: