Patricia Carroll, the 34-year-old black camerawoman pelted with nuts by two RNC attendees, is correct:
What what happened to her at the RNC could also happen to her
"at the Democratic convention or standing on the street corner. Racism is a global issue."
And not only is racism global - it has become more pronounced or blatant after the election of the first black American president. Moreover, it seems to be part of an unprecedented atmosphere of hatred and fear being propagandized throughout the previous and current presidential elections.