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anonymous

I feel like the biggest racists these days are black people. They made a movie called "dear white people" and make fun of us. I know it doesn't compare to slavery or civil...

anonymous

I was fired from my job after working for the federal government for over 20+ years, all because my boss was racist because my spouse is African American. I'm Asian. As a...

anonymous

White person to white person. We are not discriminated against. What our friends of color try to tell you is happening in today's society, is not a direct attack. You have...

anonymous

People who try to use "black on black" crime as an argument make absolutely no sense to me. Black people don't kill other blacks because they're black, so it doesn't make...

anonymous

I think that it's almost impossible for white people not to be racist. There are white people who defend the black right's movement, but still benefit from white privilege....

anonymous

I think white people should listen to PoC when they talk about racism, instead of victimizing themselves or correcting them. Avoid being the white person dictating to a PoC...

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Jessyca

Female | 23

I don't know how to defend myself without seeming racist. I am not defensive because I am racist I just don't appreciate being deemed something that I'm not. My voice seems...

anonymous

you know.. there were black slave owners too.. sold their own people. were they racist. i know a black guy that hates black people? what is he? everything isnt so cut and...

anonymous

I feel like people need to stop making it a "black vs white" and "who can get the most pity" campaign. I'm born an interracial child with a white mother and a black father...

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Look Different

A young Muslim American boy was arrested after a teacher thought a clock he made looked like a bomb. Ahmed told the press...
http://www.mtv.com/news/2272379/ahmed-mohamed-c...

anonymous

If a white person feels they are a victim of discrimination its not 'reverse racism' - racism is an umbrella term for discrimination against any race by any race!

Dee

Female | 27

In what way has being discriminated against for being a white person effected your life? Im curious has it stopped you from getting housing,jobs,grades, ect.

anonymous

I see many people identify as Asian, Black, etc. And apparently that's ok, but it's not OK to identify yourself as white. Because remember white people, you don't have say....

anonymous

I feel like if people just stopped associating race with simple daily things, racism wouldn't be as big or a problem

anonymous

Thoughts on this? Blacks commit eight times more crimes against whites than vice-versa, according to FBI statistics from 2007. A black male is 40 times as likely to...

anonymous

I feel like the main issue of racism is that many people don't know what it truly is. The Webster's Dictionary definition of it is oversimplified. Racism is more than...

anonymous

really... we all come into the world the same. we all face tradegy and struggles. and we all leave the same.. life is too short to worry about skin color. its sad that ppl...

anonymous

I am white, and try my best to be politically correct/active; however, one of my friends who is African always seems mad at me, and tweets things about how I shouldn't...

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Lideya

F | 27

I feel like some white people try to sweep racism under the rug to avoid the fact that race still plays a huge factor in minorities day to day lives. White privilege is...

anonymous

Im tired of the discrimination against Latinos whites assuming we are all from Mexico as if other countries dont exist, jokes about us being illegal immigrants especially...