Appraisers Getting Death Threats
Several appraisers have informed us that they have received death threats simply because they have been outspoken online refuting the racial bias narrative and the allegations of racial discrimination in the appraisal profession that is being utilized to remove appraisers from the lending equation. Since we have no organized voice and no one to defend us, some among us have taken the task to educate the public about the appraisal process and what we do. And by doing so, they have been attacked, labeled as racist and their safety threatened.
One appraiser wrote (we redacted any identifiable information):
I already have received death threats and racist threatening “gifts” to my house from the article I wrote about (redacted) racial discrimination (redacted). I got racist death threats from black people who said I should be “strung up” by my “KKK robes” on my Facebook page. (redacted) would expose me to even more attacks.
I think that one could really blow up and I’m not looking to get canceled online so to speak… I did get someone email me last week… I am just not equipped to handle the magnitude right now.
And this one said:
Noticed your new POST – Racism. And you probably noted there’s fear of even commenting. However it’s probably read. Keep up the truth! Real estate appraiser need a POLITICAL voice and they do not have one.
It’s understandable why many of us are scared to get involved for fear of being labeled as racist, being blacklisted, canceled, harassed, and/or receiving death threats. It is why we have always published anonymous articles when the author has requested not to be identified. If you would like to voice your concerns but want to remain anonymous, email us your article via our contact page, and include a pen name of your choice.
Truth is becoming a routine casualty as the misinformed public allows itself to be led down a slippery slope, whether it’s an emotionally charged narrative of racism or accepting without question economic policies that could destroy the livelihood of millions.
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