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I Am Not Racist

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    Not A Racist...So Stop Witching

    I get accused of racism so much that it's not funny, the first of which is regarding someone who was pretending to be a different ethnic background in order to try and annoy me. What? I didn't know they were pretending at the time. It's not my fault they decided to pretend to be...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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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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    ShawtyWassup12 ShawtyWassup12 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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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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    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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    **** all the racist ******!

    Arrogant *****.
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Feb 15

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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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    Now For Something Annoying

    I really hate jealousy. Not just any kind of jealousy the kind of jealousy that will cause certain housewives(sadly) to waste money and time listening to idle gossip and very stupid rumors to get all uppity and upset. When it is got nothing to do with their lives or even there...
    sparklekid sparklekid 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12, 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 4 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    That Just Wouldn't Make Sense

    i grew up in a family where race was never an issue, never raised. My mother was white my father was black, but to be honest their color in the house was never discussed, they were simply mum and dad. The first time a race issue came up in our house was when roots came on, when...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2009

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    People use the term so wrong now.

    Being racist is when people say horrible things or assume horrible things about a person just because of their skin color. I am half black, and half white people call me racist all the time at school. They say I have to pick a side. Either people make fun of me because I'm not...
    peacelovejoy123056 peacelovejoy123056 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    We're Like Crayons...different Colors Still A Crayon. :)

    I wish everyone in the world would just love and accept each other. In my eyes, people are like crayons. Despite what color it is, it is still a crayon. No one would go to a store to buy a pack of crayons containing one color. A pack of only black crayons, or white crayons...
    obvious11 obvious11 18-21, F Sep 19, 2012

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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 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Race Cannot Equal Superiority

    I feel that we are all equals regardless of where we come from, the color of our skin...or any of that jazz. I see everyone as having potential for greatness. Though sometimes I feel like some people, not race specific, are just beyond help. I think that goes without saying. We...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    I Don't Care What You Look Like.

    We're all humans and I hate the human race equally.
    oldaccount oldaccount 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    I have spent many times in an international

    networks of language schools, so I could not be racist due to presence of a really many people, who were black, yellow. I have been also forced to go for an advice to Chinese doctor. Simply...a skin colour is not important. The knowledge is more important
    michalmos michalmos 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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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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    The "Race Card"

    I really dislike Racists but I equally dislike those who constantly play the race card to get what they want, they are just as guilty as the racists who commit crimes against people only because they have different skin colour. These people fuel what is real racism and drive...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    There Is Only 1 Race Of People On This Earth!

    Racism, No single word in the English language can irritate so many people. Any "racial" epithets one might use only aggravate the people they're "aimed" at. But Racism, just say the word and people start to get angry. I guess I must be a racist, because I believe there is...
    DarknessZT DarknessZT 46-50, M Oct 28, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    My Understanding Level

    I understand a lot of things but racism isn't one of them 😠
    Nishanae Nishanae 13-15, F Dec 1, 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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    Racism: the Dated, Incorrect View

    Everyone in the world is an individual. Every country in the world is arbitrary. Differences in physical features have led those lacking insight and full of fear to draw mental barriers between those who are different and themselves. More arbitration. While it is true that...
    FluidMind FluidMind 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2007

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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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    Why Carry Such Negativity In O...

    Why carry such negativity in ones life?  Racism is just bizarre to me.  Certainly there are better ways to think!
    Gem1970 Gem1970 36-40, F Nov 23, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Person, Not Color

    I am not racist. I don't believe the color of anyone's skin really matters. All that really matters is the person's heart and who they are inside. I think racism is ignorant and stupid, and people who judge people, just the the color of their skin, need to get their head examined...
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo 26-30, F 1 Response May 27, 2008

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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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    GeminiKali1920 GeminiKali1920 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I Have Been Accused of It

    I have been accused of it before but I am not a racist and I can't stand people who are.  I won't say the word but you know the N word the definition for that word is an ignorant person.  So you know what that tells me the ones who use that word are the ignorant ones...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We Are All The Same :)

    I judge a person based on their actions not their skin color. What I will never understand about racist people is how they can generalize an entire race of people. Another thing is the fact that we are all part of the same race...the HUMAN RACE. We are all people. No we don't all...
    obvious11 obvious11 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Please Help

    Ok. I'm not writing this to make anyone mad. I'M writing this because I need advice. I don't want to say I am racist against Mexicans because I am not. I am partly Mexican or Hispanic whichever does not make ya all mad. But I will admit I am quick to judge and afraid of these...
    confused2118 confused2118 22-25 5 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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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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    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    At one time in human history we had only one

    race, black! We still are one race and some of us look different from others.
    Maurelle Maurelle 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

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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...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    Related Experiences

    i'm more into white guys but no i don't hate black guys also. i'm more racist to races that are in my country. wasn't racist until people that are close to me talk about bad things...
    ancllevyn ancllevyn 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Today I was talking to my boyfriend about this exchange program at my school that I'm participating in. Students from Japan come stay at our school in Washington for a quarter and...
    DistantSailor DistantSailor 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I feel better to share my feelings with a stranger, they should not be racist about me and being a prejudice.......World is a beautiful place, lets show compassion and love to each...
    FiercyTiger FiercyTiger 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Hell In Hungary- After my father was released from prison he was not allowed back into Argentina because though he had been raised there he was not born there. His grandmother who...
    MessiahtheDon MessiahtheDon 22-25, M Apr 8

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    .....simply because If someone is willing to throw that accusation out then they've already lost their argument and credibility. These days when everyone uses racist (or sexist...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    maybe i'm racist and maybe i'm not. i get creeped by people almost daily at the bus. but the majority is... it is always ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS been native men who have been not that...
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Sadly, I live in a state that still exist. Was at Buffalo Wild Wings, and was trying to park, but this truck was in the way of an open parking spot. I honked my horn 4 this person...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Why can't people love other people for Christ sake!!!! We can't all be the same, we were made to be different, how can you hate a black, a white, Mexican. It's just so annoying...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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