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I Hate Racism

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    A Link.

    I know people in the great country of America *coughs* bullshit believe racism is no longer an issue but a case even though long ago just proves that in America racism is ALWAYS the problem. http://t.newsone.com/newsone/#!/entry/george-stinneys-birthday-reminds-us-that-the...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Jul 25, 2013

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    I Just Don't Get It.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."- Martin Luther King Jr.I have never understood racism.  It shows ignorance and if someone is unwilling to change their racist views, it shows extreme stupidity.
    ImNotGood ImNotGood 31-35, F Apr 15, 2011

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    South Africa

    The one thing I hate about South Africa is the issue of race. Race in South Africa has come to dominate most sectors of society, the whites are blamed for everything that's bad, the blacks for corruption and tribalistic loyalties and along with the colored population( they are a...
    shaunRSA shaunRSA 22-25, M Nov 12, 2013

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    Paper Cut People-- He Is One of Them Two

    All my life, I have strived to live for myself and me only, to be unconcerned with other people's opinions of me and I have accomplished exactly that. I live like I want, eat what I please, dress in my own unique way and live my life answering to no mortal as to what is wrong or...
    1ladybug 1ladybug 21-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2008

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    I am and look black but I feel like I'm gonna

    have to start checking off white on my job application like the black woman with the degree who received no call backs until she checked off white.No surprise. More people are starting to do that. Back in the day, people whose names were not like John Smith or Joe Brown were...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Nursing Studies In Alberta, Canada: Hidden Racism

    Nursing studies in Calgary, Canada, Alberta: Racism Behind Closed Doors Approximately 12 years ago, my family and I immigrated to Canada with hopes of a better future. The quiet, serene landscapes of the country took my breath away. I remember the 17 year old girl I was...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    I don't understand racism.

    ..how can you simply judge me by the color of my skin? When you look at me, what do you see? A black girl?...is that all I am to you? You would never know that I am a straight A college student currently studying computer forensics one day to work in cyber terrorism. I'll be...
    gamergirl1992 gamergirl1992 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    I hate that my voice is never heard

    when I try to educate people on why stereotypes of races is wrong. It doesn't matter what race is perpetuating what. But my gentle ways are always mocked on the internet. I tried to gently explain why generalizing all white women isn't good for our society, but others just...
    SourQueen SourQueen 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Especially Against Muslims

    I particularly hate the racist ignorant jerks that think every single Arab person is a terrorist or supports terrorism. Some of the kindest people I've known were Pakistani. They didn't say a mean word against anyone, at least not publicly. They were honest. They were respectful...
    caitiebug1119 caitiebug1119 18-21, F Jun 2, 2012

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    Unbelievable

    When I joined this site, it seemed really awesome. At the beginning it was. It's two years later now and it's been brought to my attention that there is so much hate here now. Blatant, in your face hatred. I log on this morning and there's some idiot woman posting racist...
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    "Get Over It!!!!!!"

    It seems like everywhere you turn racism is popping up.  It's on the news and at places like schools,workplaces,colleges,and stores.  I'm not stupid and I get pretty d**n offended when someone tries to pull that crap on me.  We are all humans...
    smooches smooches 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2009

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    Ugh, hate racism so much.

    The problem is people think its normal cause its done so often. If I see someone being racist to another or myself and I speak out about it, I have people saying "I'm taking his to seriously." Well yes, I am, cause its a serious thing. I heard a Muslim women was trying to buy...
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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    I hate actual racism,

    hating another for ones ethnic background and disregarding them as equals to another race. This does not include stereotyping or simply pointing out another's racial make up, something a lot of people need to wrap their heads around. Stereotyping is NOT racist, for when ones...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 6 days ago

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    I hate it when peoples calling every black men

    a thug. Why? People are ignorant and narrow minded. I always think positive, but I can't think positive about peoples who think like that. Black peoples dominate in basketball, music and other sports. While white peoples just sitting on their fat bottom and calling black peoples...
    TheCoolDude48 TheCoolDude48 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    It's a very tough world out there

    for people like me, a goat. I'm not allowed to drink out of any fountain. I'm not allowed to even think about riding the bus. And I certainly can't eat inside of dining establishments. I wonder if things will every change for goats....stop the goatism.
    AGoatNamedFelicia AGoatNamedFelicia 22-25 Mar 8

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    Madness

    So, today my roommate and I had dinner at a friends apartment on my college campus. My new friend cooked the dinner for us and we here having a good time. Her two roommates were in the front room watching movies with their boyfriends leaving us alone. After dinner, my friend...
    WasteYouthWithMe WasteYouthWithMe 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Grrrrrr it just bothers me

    so much. Who cares how we look we are all part of humanity and thats all that matters. No difference
    truthtobetold truthtobetold 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    But I love jokes ABOUT racism.

    .. you know, jokes that make fun of racists or maybe seem racist on the surface but in actuality only bring light to how ridiculous racism is... Any other Sarah Silverman fans out there? :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 7

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    Six Million

    By 1945 it was found the latest pogrom against my people was in truth more a mechanical genocide, a holocaust, and six million Jews were said to have been murdered by a regime that had driven mankind back a thousand years. Philosophically the progress of mankind, was halted and...
    bonizil bonizil 22-25, F Mar 6, 2013

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    Culture Shock

    I recently moved to the south from california. As a west coaster i was raised around people of many different races and religions. I have many close friends of an assortment of races. I've dated chinese, black, mexican, philipino, white, and indian women without even...
    thatguy78 thatguy78 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2007

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    Today one of my co-workers referred to Martin

    Luther King Jr day as that "Jigaboo" holiday. I let her know my displeasure at this and she started talking about how it wasn't a holiday till "they" started raising hell about it and that there are many other great men that don't have their own holiday.This type of backward...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M Jan 17

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    Why are people so ****** up?

    Only stupid people think race matters.
    HunkOfTheEra HunkOfTheEra 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    Price Discrimination Eh?

    This morning i was actually on the tour bus heading to a national park and we have to pay for entry. I'm sure on the tour bus most of us are foreigners (including myself) visiting the national park. So i went to this booth where we have to pay for entry and i was surprised...
    regieJR regieJR 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    I hate it. One time,

    I was at a photo shoot (I'm a model, not very famous though, LOL) and this boy around fifteen asked if I wanted to go out sometime and I didn't really know him, so I said "No, I'm very busy." You know, with school and everything. He said the only reason I wouldn't go out with...
    maddiehollywood maddiehollywood 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Racism In America

    I have always hated racism. I always thought that it was a miseducation of sorts coupled with ignorance that created racism. Why should people judge another on the basis of their race? One day, a friend of mine, who is African American explained the following story to me: she had...
    1ladybug 1ladybug 21-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    I'm going to kill the next *******

    who dare to cross my path! Racism I not a joke, and if you think it is, it is not funny! Get over yourself!
    NinjaRose NinjaRose 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    lovemybelly123 lovemybelly123 22-25, M Dec 15, 2013

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    Aren't You Little Miss Ignorant.....

    I knew this girl who was probably the most outwardly racist person I've ever met.  You know how some people can be, well, closet racists where they'll only talk about their hate of another person of a different race when they're sitting around their family or friends? ...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    In this world, underneath the coulor of our

    skin, we are all the same, I DO NOT LIKE RACCISUM!
    lovemybelly123 lovemybelly123 22-25, M Dec 5, 2013

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    Racism

    I grew up in a mixed family, a foster home. I was adopted at the age of 5 by my foster parents. They continued to do foster care and I now have an African-American sister, and a Puerto-Rican sister.
    fatherlessdaughter1995 fatherlessdaughter1995 18-21, F Aug 28, 2013

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    It's crazy how the pigment of your skin can take

    such a huge toll on your life. And we wonder why society can't advance. People still dwell on petty things such as racism. It's safe to say it's the biggest sign of ignorance and immaturity in the world.
    landhoee landhoee 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    NEVER Again

    I am a Rwandese, in my country happened  the ever unforgotten killing which is Genocide. People where killed by machetes,clubs,raped and hate because of how they have been created /born(TUTSI). It is extra-ordinary!!!  rwandese KILLED Rwandese, the whole world was...
    Intarec Intarec 18-21, M 1 Response May 1, 2009

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    Miss America

    Ok so many people have been posting racist hate comments about nina davuluri ..... All I can say is those people are absolute ignorants. -.- FYI NINA IS AMERICAN! She is an American citizen with an Indian origin! So dont post comments like 'oh she isn't even american' She's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 18, 2013

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    Why Can't We All Get Along?

    I don't and haven't ever understood the stupidity behind racism.When I was a sr.in high my mother found out I was dating a black girl she blew up,and told me about my adoption,then moved me across the country to live with a man I never knew existed till then( my biological father...
    hillbillydaddy hillbillydaddy 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2007

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    My Dad The Pathetic Racist!

    So my Dad has been absent all my life.. Left when I was 2 but recently resurfaced a year ago looking for a relationship. Not having a proper father figure I welcomed this idea and everything was cool. Except for one thing: my father is the most ignorant Racist man I have EVER met...
    TarraLee TarraLee 18-21 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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    Link.... For Everyone To Read If They So Choose.

    http://theexaminedlife-sheria.blogspot.com/2012/04/problem-with-white-guilt.html
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F May 6, 2013

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    Just today at lunch this guy told me

    that he preferred to be around white people because black girls have "too much attitude" and black guys were "scary" and he even knew I was mixed with black and white as he said it and then continued to explain how he wasn't racist after he says "white power" and laughs. -_____...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I know people get tired of people always

    complaining about racism, but guess what, as long as all this racism exists,complaints will continue(forever)Racism is bad for the hater and the victim.It can cause stress and health problems for victims of racism. A lot of people secretly hate me because I'm black. Can't help...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F May 16

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    Well my mum had me when she was 20.

    She was steady enough. My dad wasn't, and I'm not at all black American I'm just Kenyan. So one day she met this white guy, he didn't judge people by their color and I love him for that. They lived together and had 2 kids. My bro and siz. I love them so much. So they're African...
    Lhull Lhull 13-15, M Dec 27, 2013

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    I Would Like To Change This

    Today as usual i was on omegle trying to chat with strangers yes so today i met a belgian girl who disconnected the chat when i said i am an Indian. If she had some bad experiences with indians i could understand but the reasons she stated where awful quoting her words "Indian...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    A World Without Racism

    I wish that in the rush of our day, each one of us would take the time to create a small island of contemplation, self contemplation, where we could see all things are better: with more generosity, more optimism, more compassion, more love, more silence and more pleasure. A...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    Why??

    I am NOT racist, but this man makes a very valid point!!   Michael Richards makes his point...............  Michael Richards better known as Kramer from TV's Seinfeld This was his defense speech in court after making racial comments in his comedy...
    jaylo1125 jaylo1125 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    My Mother, The Hypocritical Bigot

    I don't understand how someone can speak out against racial generalizations one moment and make racial generalizations the next. My mother, the hypocritical bigot is an example of that someone and it irks me. I have tried to look past this shortcoming of hers, but I cannot find a...
    actionpanda actionpanda 26-30, M 2 Responses May 16, 2013

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    We Should Treat All With Respect

    On a recent trip to the eastern U.S. I noticed how some white people don't treat blacks with respect. I cannot say it was common but the few times it happen (it was in Airports) I was very annoyed and mad at those people. I realize the country has some negative history on this...
    Dan32 Dan32 41-45, M Mar 18, 2011

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    It's Just Another Way For People to Proudly Display Their Ignorance

    Being racist seems stupid in this day and age but somehow racism still exists. I fail to comprehend how such intolerance of flesh colors and cultures are blatantly expressed. I guess it's one of those "consider the source" things but I...
    missymonkery missymonkery 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    This topic is something I feel very strongly about and I am tired of seeing it being pushed aside. Racism is an ongoing problem that my generation reeks of and I experience it a...
    viviandarling viviandarling 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    I am half Chinese, three-eighths Black and one-eighths Native American (Choctaw). I am from Hawaii. I grew up raised to accept people and love one another no matter our differences...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    My boyfriend had told me recently that he hated coming over to my apartment because every time he had to walk past a coffee shop predominated by asians. He said that he can feel...
    babywhale712 babywhale712 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 30

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    Tired of so many white people not taking racism seriously. Just because you do not experience does not mean other races don't either. You have it so damn good being white, you have...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    Racism is a double edged sword. Being Bi-racial, I can tell you it comes from both sides, Black and white. I've had horrendous things said to me by both parties. If you can't get...
    Aentha Aentha 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I talk about race and sexism a lot because I hate it but that doesn't mean I hate the people that do it I just hate what they do.I don't even think I have the ability to hate. Sure...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F Jul 4

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    So what are you mixed with??? Anyone who is biracial knows how offensive those words can be my mother is Puerto Rican and white and my dad is black going to school in a small town...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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