- The Washington Times - Monday, August 6, 2018

The City of Brotherly Love had no love for alleged “white supremacist” Candace Owens on Monday — a conservative black woman.

The communications director for Turning Point USA found herself face-to-face with Antifa protesters this week who screamed, blew whistles, and bellowed into megaphones while she tried to order breakfast in a Philadelphia coffee shop. The incident, which also featured Turning Points founder Charlie Kirk getting doused with liquid, was captured on film and shared on Twitter.

“To be clear: ANTIFA, an all-white fascist organization, just grew violent and attacked an all-black and Hispanic police force,” Ms. Owens tweeted. “Because I, a BLACK woman, was eating breakfast. Is this the civil rights era all over again?”

“They’re soft fascists! They’re soft fascists!” one man screamed.

Others in the crowd shouted “fascist piece of s—t! F— you,” and “f— white supremacy!”

The confrontation came just days after Ms. Owens was briefly suspended from Twitter for mimicking racist tweets by New York Times editorial board member Sarah Jeong.

SEE ALSO: Candace Owens rips radio host who floated conspiracy theory after she was swarmed by antifa

“Jewish people are bull—t … like dogs pissing on fire hydrants #cancelJewishpeople Are Jewish people genetically predisposed to burn faster in the sun? The above statements are from @nytimes editor @SarahJeong. I simply swapped out the word ‘white’ for ‘Jewish,’” Ms. Owens wrote.

Twitter withdrew its suspension as news of its decision spread.

Mr. Kirk told the Daily Caller that he declined to press charges.

Ms. Owens’ tweet was shared nearly 15,000 times within hours.

SEE ALSO: Candace Owens mimics Sarah Jeong, gets suspended by Twitter

• Douglas Ernst can be reached at dernst@washingtontimes.com.

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