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While taxi drivers have just sued New York City and its Taxi and Limousine Commission alleging Uber is destroying their business, Al Roker has just reminded drivers and their lenders they have no one to blame but their racist selves.

The Today Show co-anchor took to Twitter to air out his grievances Saturday night when it seems he and his son were passed over by a cab driver for no other reason than being black.

One thing you can always count on when it comes to Al Roker is keeping it real. While some black news anchors like to downplay racism or pretend as though they’ve risen above it, Al not only called an “ignorant” and “dumb” spade a spade, he didn’t make the situation just about him because, at the end of the day, if Al Roker can’t get a cab… we’re all screwed.

Taxi and Labor Commission Chair Meera Joshi responded to the weatherman’s claims, telling the New York Daily News:

“Service refusal goes to the core of the taxi industry’s social contract with the riding public and it will not be tolerated. We’re grateful that Mr. Roker took the time to file a complaint, and I can assure him that we will investigate this thoroughly and take every appropriate action.”

Let’s hope so.

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