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I Am Not Racist

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    If everyone was blindfolded

    and put in a room and just talked, all would find good things in each other. If we all were blindfolded and touched each other we would enjoy touching and being touch.
    shadowwolfeut shadowwolfeut 51-55, M Mar 16

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    My Understanding Level

    I understand a lot of things but racism isn't one of them 😠
    Nishanae Nishanae 16-17, F Dec 1, 2013

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    "I am not racist" is usually the first thing

    out of someone's mouth when they say something incredibly racist.
    LIZard0121 LIZard0121 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    Alright, I got a funny question

    for you people out there. If you like a thingy that says "I am not racist", doesn't that make you racist because you are declaring you are aware of the differences between people, just not acting differently because of the differences. (Sorry, I didn't compile my thoughts very...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Yesterday I went outside London

    for a peace day off and in train there was no many people and ever seat was empty and I was enjoying the view with nice music and suddenly one family came in ad try were black and the whole train was empty and they came sit next to me . One women and one young boy sit in the...
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I've Been Accused Of Being One, But I'm Not.

    I think the reason people have mistaken me for being racist before is because I try to not worry about race and just treat everyone the same. So if I don't get along with a black guy or an Asian, I'm going to treat him exactly the same way I treat anyone else I dislike. For that...
    tjlkitty tjlkitty 18-21, M Apr 18, 2012

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    I am a Residential Care aid,

    I work with people from all walks of life from different races. I find it incredible to learn so much from people and where they come from, and learn about their countries and way of life there in their home land, and to see the difference we have here..... I think if we had...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm Not a Racist... But.

    I am not a racist, but I relate to members of my own race more than other races. I am not a racist, but I don't understand or agree with the culture and practices of some other races. I am not a racist, but I don't think I should have to put up with the double...
    velosapien velosapien 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    Truth be told sadly even

    because of environment, sickness, ignorance, or just the way they were raised we always gonna find some among us who hate others and this is not because what they do but just because of what they are. It's as if their self esteem are so low that there's nothing they have done in...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Stemmed From A Question

    I personally do not believe in tolerance . I feel as if no one should have to tolerate another race . We should all accept ! We are not all equal anymore , and as fùcked up as it is to say we need to all accept it . Instead of people trying so hard to prove how much they aren't...
    IronicAppeal IronicAppeal 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Never Was Even When Some Family Members Were

    I can honestly say I am not a racist and never have been. I am 38 yrs old and grew up in small town WI. We did not have any black people where I lived for a while. The town I lived in most of my life had a few but only 2 in our high school. The town about 10 min south...
    strawberry1969 strawberry1969 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2008

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    For Whether We Are White Or Copperskinned

    We need to sing with all the voices of the mountains...We need to paint with all the colors of the wind..too cliche eh? But seriously, we should all get along no matter what are backgrounds are.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    Here are some of the quotes I made in life

    pertaining to our human race as a unit: Some bad people are born in good worlds. Some good people are born in bad worlds. We all have to live together. Somewhere in the world, someone is missing someone whose life was stolen through tragedy. Somewhere in the world, someone is...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    So I have been told I am racist

    because I don't not know what an egg roll is......... Freak!! This was an American AGAIN!!!!! Seriously just because YOU use that word does not mean that WE do!!! God help me
    CurvyRach CurvyRach 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    GeminiKali1920 GeminiKali1920 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I Am Not Racist

    I've been hated most of my life . First by my own father for being an Lefty . Then school mates for wearing my sister thing to school .all I ever wanted was to fit in and be accepted . Then it was long hair or the wrong clothes. I belive everyone should be able to what ever they...
    RayofSunShine55 RayofSunShine55 56-60, T 2 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    The Dream

    I was just a little girl when Martin Luther King walked his historic march & gave a speech that would later be considered one of the greatest speeches of mankind. Even at that early age, I sensed significance and valiance in this daring man with his determination that the words...
    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

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    The kind words of my grandmother to my mother

    (she was trying to marry my mother off) "you can bring anyone home you like as long as they are not BLACK or have a beard"
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I don't like black people more

    than I like white people. I don't like anyone just because they're black. I think it's just as serious a crime for a black person to rob a white person as it is for a white person to rob a black person. People aren't better just because they're black. It's racist to favor one...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    School Class Talk

    I was observing another teacher a while back as part of our 'learning from others' programme where us other teachers feed back to the ones we were observing and so on. Any way the class talk turned to racism and one boy turned round saying "I'm so not racist" to which the teacher...
    Blueskies22 Blueskies22 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    People talk About racism

    and then u go on a bus ur a white boy and another Guy says what u looking AT becous your day dreaming then start tounting u and start saying that i am a racist while hè started even the whole convo Well who is THE racist now THE one starting the conversation or the one sitting...
    TzickyT TzickyT 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I myself am not racist against minorities in my

    country but I am racist towards people who are racist (mainly the southern states in America(ghastly all of them)).
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I hate how black people get all pissy

    if someone calls them black instead of African American. How the **** am I supposed to know weather they even descended from Africa. I can't know that ****! People have called me white but I don't freak the **** out and ***** about how everyone is racist but white people. You...
    innocentgreed innocentgreed 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 29

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    Oh course not. Why should I be?

    If you think about it no matter who we are our blood is all the same color. We are eating the same GMO riddled dangerous food, breathing the same chemtrail laden air, and dealing with the same tyrannical financial system. We need to forget about race in all forms and fashion...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 2 Responses May 24

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    I am in no way racist

    and I am not writing this post to offend anyone. I'm just sharing with you all how I feel. I am a African-American teenager and sometimes I feel very uncomfortable around white people. Some people that share the same race as me give us a bad name by acting or dressing a certain...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 10

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    I know alot of people think rednecks

    and country folk are racists but I think that there are good people of each race and ethnicity and there are also bad people in each race and ethnicity there are white trash there are also Bad black people and there are bad Spanish people....we'll you get the point Im just...
    hoghunterboy hoghunterboy 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I don't consider myself racist

    but I just don't get it. Why can there be a NAACP, UNCF and other organizations for race but as soon as anyone even mentions the slightest thing about an organization being for Whites or a specific race it becomes racist. I am not talking about the KKK, I am talking about some...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Mar 25

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    Black Unity?

    I think it's kinda tragic that there's a group on here for "black unity" instead of one for INTERRACIAL UNITY. That's an oxymoron if I've ever heard one. How is segregating yourself and preaching hatred toward people who mix with everyone else positive or unity?  So sad that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16, 2013

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    Backhanded Comments...

    These haters posting the backhanded comments in the I'm a black woman who loves white men sections, NEED TO QUIT, like yesterday. We get it.  You don't like us liking white men and you're too jealous and insecure to admit it.  Try this instead in this order 1)Mind YOUR...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F May 6

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Apr 7

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    People make out like only White people are

    Racists, but honesty some Black people are racist too. At the end of the day, not all white people are racist and not all black people are but there is racist people that are black. Anyone can be racists, doesn't matter your colour, religion, or whatever, it doesn't effect...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Oh, I'm sure I am, somewhere.

    .. most people are, coming down to it.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Apr 15

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    I'm Not Racist

    I hate racist jokes and am never racist. I hate people who are racist. I don't see any difference in colour/religion or gender and I don't see how other people can make such a big deal out of it. I hate when people see it as a horrid thing that people from other countries come to...
    lilmariah lilmariah 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    Not Even Clear On How You Determie a "Race"

     I remember being confused about this in college when we studied races.  There didn't seem to be any clear standard for putting this person in one race and another in another.  When they asked me on the college application what my race was, I put "human"...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 4 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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    What's The Difference?

    I don't understand why people think that one race is naturally superior to another considering the fact that u can't help what u are. Sure, many cultures have superior talents to one another but neither are above the others as people...usually. You can choose to be a bad person...
    tardyduck16 tardyduck16 13-15 1 Response Jul 18, 2012

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    Racism? No Thanks!

    A while back I was employed by a youth newsletter publisher that was putting out an issue about racism. One common theme I noticed throughout the whole thing was that every submission and article featured a theme geared towards labeling every white person as racist...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2007

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    Race was originally made up

    so the powerful can get (and maintain) all the money and resources. It works well because people look superficially different enough for racists to say that race is biological. It's the ultimate business hustle.
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Does anyone hate how in almost every movie

    that you have watched, most of the cast consists of Caucasians? To me, I think that has a little something to do with racism.
    narutobuddy narutobuddy 13-15, M 17 Responses Aug 2

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    I can't stand racist people .

    A person is a Person we all work the same. We just all have our own skin color and religion .
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Aug 8

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    There is too many races to be racist just go

    with the flow and treat everyone with respect like everyone deserves.
    kendralyn kendralyn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I am 37 years old. I have never been accused of

    being a racist until I joined this web site Experience Project. The untrue label comes from two Muslims and one Atheist. The first time I was accused was because a Muslim man kept trying to get me to like him romantically. He eventually insisted I never told him I love someone...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T Aug 20

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    no I just hate Obama.

    and people come on it wasn't gods plan to have black folks and white folks mix! yall might have no problem with it but I do. im just saying
    hellhound44 hellhound44 18-21, M 10 Responses Aug 5

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    I just can't stand how blacks hispanics

    and other groups of quote on quote minority descent, even though their the majority, get a **** load of hate nationwide, or it's how the media conveys it, either way it's prevalent in today's society and needs to stop we need to usher in a change for the year
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Related Experiences

    Ok... So my stepdad was going off about the Mike Brown case. I tried my hardest to not tell him what I feel about this. Until I heard the words "the only reason why they do this is...
    sweetcrystalynn sweetcrystalynn 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Umm talked to a guy without a cam. first calling me cheif keef. Then ****** and every other racist thing in the books. I laughed wasn't even bothered and then I was banned for...
    spcysteven spcysteven 31-35, M Aug 1

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    hi therei don't know why my friends keeps calling me a racist  because im not  i simply don't like people skin darker than mine or people that pray to shrines  cuz...
    sapien1 sapien1 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I'm not on purpose I just have racist feelings and thoughts all the time . I feel extremely uncomfortable around non whites . Even less white whites eek me out can you relate
    lostdog556 lostdog556 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I have found myself scared of black men for no good reason. I have grown up in the PNW, which is not know for it's multiculturalism. I have had a knee jerk reaction on a few...
    DSPeace DSPeace 36-40, F Aug 20

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    The latest racist rant--- "I am sick of black people's bad attitude!!! I have had nothing but bad experiences with them! And they are born playing the race card!!!! If Michael...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    The lady who married us was an African American, and the lady who will be delivering our child is an African American. I have nothing but love for everyone.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Aug 5