Standing while brown in Beverly Hills

Lalo Alcaraz takes umbrage after a "white lady" approached him twice outside a Mexican restaurant and tried to give him her valet parking ticket. He posts at

I posted about my Beverly Hills incident on my Facebook page, unleashing a flood of responses of similar anecdotes, some biting and muy funny. This is just a small sampling:

-I know that one
-Where did you leave it?
-Should’ve took it for a spin and left it on Pico Blvd for the less fortunate.
-Jeez… It never ends.
-There’s so much work still to be done! If I only had a dollar for each time I’ve heard, “You’re the principal?”


-If the lady had ever seen the way you drive Lalo, she never would have done that.

And perhaps my favorite:

-White people will hand over their keys and their kids… but driver’s licenses or amnesty? not so much.

He let it slide: "I waited for my car, wished her a good night (tipped the valet generously) and soon, instead of SWB (Standing While Brown), I was now DWB (Driving While Brown)."

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