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I Hate Racism and Discrimination

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    Currently having a conversation with a 20 year

    old boy who believes he should be able to date black girls, but would not date a white girl who has been with a black man. I'm so confused. So very confused.
    biancalb biancalb 18-21, F 24 Responses Jul 17

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    Every one needs to stop hatin'

    and start to accept people for who they are!
    carmencyr43 carmencyr43 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    Sims’s contributions to science

    and medicine are revered by many, but reviled by those who know of the pain endured by female slaves on whom he operated without anesthesia in the mid-1800s: he was trying to find the cure for a painful post-birth condition known as vesico-vaginal fistula.When Sims needed...
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M Aug 16

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    Zero tolerance. If you're racist you're ignorant

    and honestly don't deserve to live in this world.
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 21 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It's hard with Asian parents.

    A lot of them, like my own, can be very racist about other people. They always ask me where my friends are from. I (unintentionally) told them I met someone in Europe. They thought I said Iraq and suddenly said, "From Iraq!? Why are you friends with an Iraqi?!" I was very...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    jasminpao jasminpao 26-30, F 55 Responses Jul 14

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    Love Dont Hate Not Racismdontdiscrimonatoin

    I WOULD LOVE TO SEE A DAY WHERE EVER ONE LOVE EACH OTHER AND WANT JUDGE ON COLOR SIZE SHAPE I LIKE TO SEE THAT DAY WHERE RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION IS A THING OF THE PASS WHERE NAME CALLING  IS A THING OF THE PASS, WHERE WE CAN ALL  LOVE KNOW MATTER WHAT  COLOR SIZE  WHEN DO...
    lisaheavy lisaheavy 51-55, F 22 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    I'm seriously sick of discrimination

    and stereotyping. its like just because I'm a black woman I'm supposed to listen to rap and hip hop and not 'white music.' I mean what the hell is white music? I mean my favorite types of music are rock pop alternative rock and R&B. I even like a little bit of country music but...
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 16 Responses Apr 24

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    chelsxx chelsxx 16-17 28 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    Now, I'm not black, but

    when I see people's interpretation of black people I get so angry! There's so many drawings which sexualise blacks, especially black women. I think that people shouldn't judge someone just 'cause of their skin colour, but some do. I also saw a group called 'I like black girls...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Why are these still things in modern society?

    Why were they ever things? If you subscribe to creationism, we're all children of God and he loves us all equally. If you subscribe to evolution, we're all still the same species, we come from the same ancestry, just adapted to different climates and terrains. Judging people on...
    JackMann JackMann 22-25, M 22 Responses Jan 17

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    i cant stand what this world has come to now

    and days, my brother is a cop... But he's a great one and the people in his county respects him because he respects them. he does his job and sometimes go above it, heres an example: he was in a parking lot in a car there was a woman sitting in her car holding her child, & had...
    ashworrell ashworrell 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 16

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    Let'S Be Fair.

    Discrimination is not helping, why do people enjoy when they discriminate people because it is funny? How about the feeling of the person they criticize? Well a lot of Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexuals, and also the transgenders had been criticize. I'm proud to say that I'm a lesbian...
    YourQueen YourQueen 18-21, F 12 Responses May 2, 2013

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    Disabled People Face Discrimination

    i have aspergers syndrom and i have a learning disability i have faced name calling and not getting jobs people are people no mater what and need to be treated with respect
    stuwebb2 stuwebb2 56-60, M 29 Responses Mar 29, 2012

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    I'm always being told to pick a side,

    it's either you're your mom or you're your dad. you can't have white friends because you don't have blue eyes and you can't have black friends because your hair and eyes don't fit the category. Maybe being in the middle makes me not see color but aren't we all the same race? The...
    TomorrowsDreams3 TomorrowsDreams3 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Don't judge a book by its cover is like 'DON'T

    JUDGE A PERSON BY THEIR COLOR'
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    I'm not entirely sure

    that I am comfortable with the concept that it is somehow heroic or even admirable to help a person in need or to call people out when they are being discriminatory in any way... When someone has an accident on the street, everyone within the vicinity should be prepared to do...
    AAJames AAJames 26-30, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I know I've said this many times.

    .. But proclaiming that you are not racist because you have friends, girlfriends, boyfriends, or even family that's black or of another race does NOT prove you're not racist. Please stop saying this. It sounds ignorant. It, in no way justifies that you are not racist. People need...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    When you're brown, Arab,

    Muslim, have a white dad and a white sister (he's my real dad not adopted) and a caramel mom and a caramel sister. You get all kind of weird looks and weirder cheese whiz sayed to you !!!!
    lilacadventures lilacadventures 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I met a guy online, we hit it off right away,

    however things changed when he found out that I'm black.
    Gadder Gadder 31-35, F 36 Responses May 8

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    I HATE and LOATHE when people say racism no

    longer exists. If you are a white person, to you it never and will never exist not to you. Just because you might not impose discrimination to others, does not mean people do not go through it. Discrimination exists in many forms, and my most resented form is comedy. Making fun...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 56 Responses Jan 26

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    Did you know black slave babies were used

    as alligator bait. They were thrown in swamps ALIVE!!!......If you didn't know now you know.White people even made racists figurines and postcards depicting it for sale.
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 15

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    Ugh I really don't understand how people don't

    understand that cultural appropriation is when you take something from another culture, ***** it of all of it's value and meaning, and use it just to be trendy. How do you not see how mess up that is?! How do you not realize that doing that to a group that is already...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    It makes me feel so good to know

    that the guy I'm dating's daughter thinks of him as a Racist/ Bigot. It's just appalling to hear someone say such bad things to your face; just to know that it really exists in a world where people try to shun the idea, is amazing to me. It is still very prominent. Good thing...
    Am3917 Am3917 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Next time you even crack a joke about someone

    who looks different, walk in their shoes. I doubt you like being made fun of for something you cant help. Being made fun of just because you look different is sick. We all have equal value toward the population of humanity. No matter who you are, your life has the same impact on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 7

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    My EP friend said it was difficult

    for me to understand sarcasm, and that I could only think in black or white which was linked to my ADD disorder. She said, it was ok because many would think like me. I haven't received such an abusive comment in years. I write my honest opinions on many things including my ADD...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    im tired if stupid hypocrit a**faces think they

    have a option to exclude people
    iwantanicebf iwantanicebf 26-30, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I dont understand why people hate me

    because im from Iraq. Ive done nothing wrong. I try to be nice but still so many people have to hate on me. I dont understand why would you hate me for that
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 26 Responses 6 days ago

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    Black people are fed up with racism.

    I said it would be a matter of time before they lose it. and seek revenge. And now this Bryce Williams, shot two white journalists because he was fed up with racial discrimination.It always amazed me how so few black people were getting their revenge from centuries ago. They...
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    NO ONE should be treated different

    for something they have no control over. Treat people based on what they're doing. Not what they've done nor what they cannot control.
    Corvettesforlife Corvettesforlife 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    This is a rant about the Ferguson situation.

    If I offend anyone in the process of posting this story, well I could give a crap. Officer Darren Wilson was absolutely wrong for shooting Mike Brown, but not because he was white and the victim was black. Come on, people! This is 2014, not 1965. I know this is hard for some...
    ScrewYouSociety ScrewYouSociety 18-21, M 24 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    Homophobes **** me off

    so much >:( grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
    DannibalLecter99 DannibalLecter99 16-17, M 7 Responses May 16

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    I am often ashamed to be white

    because we can be racist and spoiled and self centered. We oppressed you black women for centuries and still continue. Weve been placed on a pedestal for so long and are afraid to be kicked off. So we hate to see you praised for anything.Also that's why we don't want to include...
    lisaishere lisaishere 26-30, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I read a lot of experience post

    and the word race is almost always used as Black race, White race, Asian race. It is my belief that there is only one race and that is the human race. Mankind
    joeinmo joeinmo 46-50, M 10 Responses May 6

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    Another white man;a Texus deputy was killed

    execution style by angry black man.Im sure he was another fed up black person with bottled up anger towards white people and finally released all that anger.Black people are fed up.And they are showing it now more than ever. I said it before and am saying it again. Racism...
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    "You're White. You don't know how it feels.

    You can never understand what it's like to be racially discriminated against" If I had a dollar for everytime I heard that or the similar I'd be a freaking millionaire. Racism exists in all forms and can come from anyone. Just because I'm White, it doesn't automatically mean I...
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M 13 Responses Feb 6

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    It's so stupid! Like what's issue?

    We all have to eat drink water **** and sit in the toilet most of us worship the same god. We all pad away at some point. So wtf is the issue? The only difference between us is skin color and you discriminate. This has be the most childish pettiest thing i know.
    tickleking33 tickleking33 18-21, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Prejudice need to GET SOME LIFE.

    Seriously. Why does the color of our skin have to do with anything? We're all still human. We are all HUMAN BEINGS. The fact that you can't see through that, that you think only good people look just like you, and that you don't care about the feelings you hurt, just proves that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 14

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    This is what we should be teaching our children,

    education does not tell the truth, it teaches our children that the white people were always the heroes and the black people were the savages... Education did not teach us the truth! Watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DNpbNbP9pM This is a real education...
    HareRazor HareRazor 51-55, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm coming home from work

    and behold there was a long parade of white people in big trucks with confederate flags in them. Yelling, cursing, screaming, and harassing random black people as they went by. One guy was walking his dog and one truck cut him off (barely missing the poor dog) and yelled out...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 14 Responses Jul 11

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    Google beautiful women

    whenever you get a chance and observe what you see. Its set up that way deliberately and with all the millions of beautiful brown, beige, yellow and olive skinned girls around the world, its a disgrace. Why do you think there are 4 or 5 light and fair people and that one dark or...
    Nubiannqueen Nubiannqueen 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    Some white americans wonder

    why black americans are so mad. Its because the racism costs everyone way too much. At the end of the day the selfishness and self delusion is destroying us all. http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/12/13/racism-literally-costs-america-too-much-continue
    fr33bird fr33bird 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Black lives don't matter to the devils.

    They still consider us 3/5 of a person that's why black slave babies were tossed to the alligators, hundreds of slaves tossed overboard, why animals and slaves had to share the same fountains and get food at the back door. That's why slaves were used as science experience...
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Take a look the avatar

    for the experience 'I Am A Curvy Girl Who Needs To Lose A Few Curves'. Wont be surprised if they try to remove it now.I wonder why EP Allie did not take that down? Because its a white woman?
    Nubiannqueen Nubiannqueen 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I find it ironic that the people

    who claim to be part of a "superior race" are usually living proof of the opposite! If you're a grown man who dresses up as a ghost and doesn't believe the holocaust happened, the word 'superior' shouldn't be in your vocabulary...and probably isn't. That said, I'm often the...
    kevinfrommars2 kevinfrommars2 26-30, M 5 Responses