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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised

    that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash ..I started looking at my reflection in a dark mirror and every time I saw a worn out faded face .my face got darkened from all the...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 24

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    Why does every one hate me

    and are racist against me what did I do
    lonely6999 lonely6999 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    THIS Is War!

    My teenage daughter came home from school and handed me a folded up piece of paper yesterday. Inside it said "White Power" with a swastika.... this was shoved into her locker. She was not raised to know that there is a difference. We love people for who they are not...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    Pale Face In An Aboriginal Neighborhood.

    I live in the inner city of a major Canadian city in a neighborhood with a predominantly aboriginal community. I am Metis(not that it really should matter) so I share common ancestry with them but I have run into some quite angry individuals who have come after me because I...
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M 14 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    Why Did A Simple "hey Slow Down" Become A Race Issue??

    I am so angry, tonight while loading groceries into my car at Walmart with my 3 youngest children and husband, this car came flying around the corner almost running over my son, she then whipped into the parking space almost taking off two of my doors. All I said was "hey slow...
    Sshinesc Sshinesc 36-40, F 21 Responses May 23, 2011

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    One time me and my husband went to a safeway

    for groceries, the shop there has a self check out machine, it was our first time to use it there and so it takes time for us to put in the quantities and what type of vegetables, etc...while we also asked for the help of the staff who was standing next to us...so suddenly a...
    tangerinescake tangerinescake 18-21 2 Responses May 18

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    I am calling out to all the people like me I

    want to tell u guys that u r not alone someone somewhere is fighting for u I am fighting for us and all I am asking is that u join in this fight as many we can show people that we arnt the slobs they think we r show them we didn't chose this life we didn't ask to be born but we...
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M Jul 9

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    I am mixed and my husband is white.

    I went to the pool in our subdivision and a white woman in her 50's started loudly calling my son and me hybrids. There were no Toyota Prius vehicles around. I ignored it and called the HOA. We have owned this house since 1999. The woman at the HOA knows us. I did not want a...
    virginialady virginialady 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Yesterday a black man tried to force me off the

    road... For no reason, to my knowledge... Other than what is going on in America today... I am tired of being labeled as a racist! Just because I am a white man...
    anAMATURE anAMATURE 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I could write quite a few experiences on this

    topic. My 1st will be from 8th grade at a private Christian school in a small city in Illinois. A classmate,who's mother was white and father who was black, told me that I couldn't "go with" a white boy, but only black boys. Since 4th grade I was attracted to both white and...
    BlackSheep613 BlackSheep613 22-25, F a week ago

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    Sally Hemmings Syndrome!

    As a black woman raised in the south the word racism is not uncommon. In fact it may be used or experienced on a daily basis, but what ****** me off the most are people within the same race discriminating against their own! Let me explain; See, where I grew up and live 90% of...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 17 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    I speak four languages,

    but even in texas, where even your stereotypical suburban white kid grows up hearing spanish out in public, I am supposedly "too white" to speak spanish. I have literally been told that whatever spanish I knew wouldn't be good enough to converse with [the customer] and his...
    rhythmix rhythmix 18-21, F 8 Responses May 5

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    So I am an English white girl

    who wears a hijab. And some English white guy just told me to **** off back where I come from...... Oh yes of course ..... That's why I'm here. Just smile sweetly and wonder if he realises how much of a complete numpty he looks right now. Proof people have completely the...
    marblerun marblerun 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I've been called Chinese.

    .. I've even been called Chino... But take a better look... I'm a sexy Filipino... (Sips on a glass of Bourbon)
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm mixed and half-white

    which really shouldn't matter but apparently does to certain racist users on here and everywhere on tumblr. I've been discriminated against, but so have my black, Asian AND white relatives. It's astonishing that some people think the last one of those is impossible, but I guess...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 25

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    today I experienced racism.

    .I had a white dude run into his car and said don't rob me while I was out walking my dog with bedroom slippers and a robe on..this really pissed me off today..just because I'm black doesn't make a thief or robber..damn can people stop doing **** like this..it's hurtful and wrong...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Dating Will Make You....

    i dated from 2009 to 2012 and i must say that american women are super racist...if you are not the "right" siez shape or colour,they will insult you for even tryinh to say hi to one of them...i been hurt so much by them emotionally...i hate that i ever started dating...women are...
    irongrenadier irongrenadier 26-30, M 13 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    I absolutely HATE how African Americans are

    viewed in the media. I hate watching the videos of the riots in YouTube seeing the black people destroy cars and steal from stores. It's just sad... I know because of the actions of the people in the riots it will reflect on our whole entire race. I wish we could just all come...
    animallllover animallllover 16-17, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Or Prejudice? I'm not sure

    which one fits this scenario best. Anyways, it was back in high school when i was in 11th grade. I'm black and this was the time that my fashion sense started to peak, i got more into cosmetics, using them, buying them, and teaching others how to do their nails and stuff...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    Its shocking that discrimination

    and racism still occurs in this day and age. People often tell me that i look Indigenous or avoid me because of how i look; aboriginal. i have heard some pretty nasty comments in passing and find that i feel vulnerable. I use to make a point that i spoke very good english and...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    A few years ago, I wasn't allowed at my Muslims

    friends house because I am neither Muslim nor Pakistani
    SophieEg SophieEg 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I was told I couldn't be Hispanic

    because I don't speak Spanish fluently. I was told I couldn't be black because I'm light skinned and I don't walk around dropping the n-bomb. Thanks society I guess I'm race-less
    wematter wematter 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Dating Outside Your Race - Just Not Good Enough

    If you will not date someone because of the colour of their skin it would be fair to say that you are a racist. What you are essentially doing is discriminating simply because you do not like the colour of that persons skin, thereby dismissing that person's character. It's like...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M 21 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    White female here. Ever

    since I was 5 I've had an attraction to black boys. When I was 7 I had a crush on a black boy. I asked my parents what they would do if I liked a black boy. They said "I'd kick you out of the house. That doesn't happen in this family. Why would you do that to this family?" I...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    My Most Recent Encounter

    I was shopping with a friend who was about to buy a purse.  She was asking if it was the last one since there was a slight flaw in it, when the clerk says to us "oh, it's good. It's made in your home country." And so I asked him, "And what country is that...
    kalikka kalikka 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 3, 2006

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    Hate it when ppl treat others differently just

    because they look different. Living in Japan as a Caucasian and ppl assume all kinds of things that are wrong. That I don't speak Japanese. That I'm not familiar with the life. That my mother tongue is English. That I'm a visitor. where do such ppl get their confidence from...
    Hagymacska Hagymacska 26-30, M May 14

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    Taste The Rainbow

    I get ALOT of slack for dating outside my race. I don't hate myself or my beautiful people, but I don't limit myself either. Men are like skittles colorful and wonderful when they go down!!
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 12 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    A few times In my life ,

    as I think about it thank god I was too young and naive to understand what was going on ..as I look back on the situations.... So as a young adult I had a similar experience , with a young man I was serious about , he wanted me to meet his family .. At that time I was still...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F Jul 16

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    It happened to my sister not me.

    So my sister is fully black and I'm mixed but my dad said I can pass as a Mexican and I became friends with these Mexican twins that lived down the street. They have a trampoline and I would always jump on it with them. One day my sister came with me to their house and they...
    makaylat makaylat 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    When I was in high school,

    I dated black male classmates. We would go to dinner, the junior and senior proms, and movies together with others staring at my black boyfriend and me a white woman. Also, I lived with a black man when I was in college. Many of our neighbors would flat out be rude toward us...
    fustratedmom fustratedmom 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    For all people who are wondering

    or questioning about racism and discriminations in the uk .. The answer is a BIG YES especially if you are a dark skinned person and this apply to people of African origin or Asian origin and also Arabic origin .. We are all hated and persecuted by all British people and all...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    This annoying brat at my school asked me

    why I hated enchiladas if I'm Mexican. One I'm not Mexican I'm freaking Ecuadorian. Two SHUT THE HELL UP.
    trixxmason trixxmason 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I've experienced a lot of racism

    since I had my son. I'm biracial and my husband is white. There are not many black people where I live and I now have very few friends locally. A lot of white women seem angry that I'm married, but we've been married for 11 years. My son is lighter than I am and I wonder if...
    virginialady virginialady 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Reverse Discrimination

    The White Man is the Most Racist ever. They say that whites commit a lot of violence against blacks, so why are the black area's the most dangerous places to live, why are racist crimes against whites the highest in the world? There is the United Negro College Fund. There is...
    CaptainChunk CaptainChunk 18-21, M 11 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    I was born in Germany

    but I moved permanently to the United States when I was very little. I don't hardly know any German (I'm learning). I still have a bit of a German accent. I don't understand why everyone automatically thinks I'm a racist or more specifically a nazi? I love all people. I'm an...
    IchBinDeutsch IchBinDeutsch 13-15, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Today, I prepared my bike

    for a ride, like I always do, I've checked the air in the wheels and all other important stuff, get my bottle full and something to eat, and I started my training. I've gone just 20 km out of the city then I had a flat tire, I couldn't fix it due to many reasons. I found myself...
    piponox piponox 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I don't know why I was his target,

    he called me the n word about two times and those two times I never reacted. I just thought to myself "What happened to him over summer break"? Before this all began we were both high school freshman. I remembered him to be the nice guy in class he was a young white man, with...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    During the course of my life I've been called

    the N world from time to time, monkey, and someone didn't want to sit next to me due to my skin color. But hey it is what it is lol. I know what I'm capable of in this world. Life goes on.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Racism Experienced At My University

    Hello All, I am a student at London South Bank University. Me and fellow peers have suffering from bullying and racism at this educational establishment. One lecturer in particular refers to black people as "you people" which implies that black people are a lower creed of...
    nikko0310 nikko0310 26-30, F 19 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    For My Own Peace of Mind

    This story is just for me really. To remember to love instead of hate. And to remember what hate does when it mutates into violence. I was a newlywed. Moving with my husband to a new place. We were excited. It looked like a fresh start. He wanted to get a job that would help me...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 13 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    I'm a black woman and I've been called the "N

    word" by one of my friends who happened to be a white male. I never talked to him again after that. I shut him out of my life. I don't tolerate disrespect and I especially don't tolerate someone insulting my race. You're gone for good if you do that. If you're racist, don't talk...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 18-21, F 22 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    I'm a Jew. It comes with being a member of a

    race directly descended from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, a persecuted race of people. Non Jews revile us, taunt us and bully us?
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 28

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    That One Restaurant In Kentucky...

    I was thirteen. I remember the exact date -- July 10, 2010. I'm from Georgia, and I'm black, and my family and I were taking a road trip to visit my stationed uncle in Colorado. On our way there, we stopped at a Cracker Barrel in Cadiz, Kentucky. It's a small town right on...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 13 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    I Posted This Story In Another Group, But It Actually Seems To Apply Better Here.

     I am a beaner; I am a wet back, a thief, a ****, illegal, I took your job, I don’t pay taxes, I never shower, I have six kids, I am poor, I have a ****** job, I park my car on my lawn, I’ve been to jail several times, I am a lazy mexican and I’m a waste of space, and I...
    Bravenewgirl Bravenewgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    "Congratulations, im

    so proud of you," said my 8th grade history teacher. Not out of happyness for me, rather out of pity for me. I was the only Latin American in his class. We had just received our first graded history test of the year. I had gotten an average grade represented by the letter "C" on...
    SerenForYou SerenForYou 18-21 4 Responses Apr 12

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    ~best Friends~

    My daddy got a job transfer to a tiny southern town when I was 11 years old. We made the move from Montgomery, Alabama to this small spot on the map, a place we had never heard of. I remember being sad, disheartened, missing my friends, worried that I wouldn't be able to make...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 11 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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