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    I'm black myself, but whenever I see/even hear of a black person, I just cringe.
    I don't find them attractive at all, compared to other ethnicities. Everything about them just doesn't work for me, including the nose, the lips, the whole 'chicken and watermelon' stereotype. It makes me cringe; I've learned to associate negative attributes to black people e.g. being loud, disobedient, always rude and in your face.

    I told a friend this and he said I was being racist, which I don't believe I am but now I'm not so sure so I'm asking you.
    Am I racist?
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    (Original post by dothecreepxx)
    I'm black myself, but whenever I see/even hear of a black person, I just cringe.
    I don't find them attractive at all, compared to other ethnicities. Everything about them just doesn't work for me, including the nose, the lips, the whole 'chicken and watermelon' stereotype. It makes me cringe; I've learned to associate negative attributes to black people e.g. being loud, disobedient, always rude and in your face.

    I told a friend this and he said I was being racist, which I don't believe I am but now I'm not so sure so I'm asking you.
    Am I racist?
    If you're making assumptions about people (and even avoiding them) based on the colour of their skin, then yes, you're kind of being racist.
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    Yup that's racist, whats even more pathetic is that you're black yourself.
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    you're not racist because you are black yourself, but your are a self hating black person
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    You just sound a bit stupid
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    to be honest i wasnt really aware you could be racist to your own race, imo what youre saying is stupid and franly rather odd as apposed to racist.
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    this is going to be good
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    (Original post by cl_steele)
    to be honest i wasnt really aware you could be racist to your own race, imo what youre saying is stupid and franly rather odd as apposed to racist.
    I think it was tyra banks, but there was a video of a black guy who hated other blacks and desperately wanted to become white :sad:
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    (Original post by dothecreepxx)
    I'm black myself, but whenever I see/even hear of a black person, I just cringe.
    I don't find them attractive at all, compared to other ethnicities. Everything about them just doesn't work for me, including the nose, the lips, the whole 'chicken and watermelon' stereotype. It makes me cringe; I've learned to associate negative attributes to black people e.g. being loud, disobedient, always rude and in your face.

    I told a friend this and he said I was being racist, which I don't believe I am but now I'm not so sure so I'm asking you.
    Am I racist?
    You're an idiot, I'm ashamed you're black

    Yes, you are discriminating against blacks - racist.

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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    I think it was tyra banks, but there was a video of a black guy who hated other blacks and desperately wanted to become white :sad:
    I saw that -didn't they cover him in white powder to make him white for the day?
    And he said something along the lines of "I feel so free" which made me sad.

    OP, I've seen many, many beautiful black people. You shouldn't be hating on your own race. Also, the chicken and watermelon stereotype is just that - a stereotype, not meant to be taken seriously as it's in jest.
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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    I think it was tyra banks, but there was a video of a black guy who hated other blacks and desperately wanted to become white :sad:
    I remmber that video. It was sad to see.

    OP, I don't know if you're racist, but you're self hating. It's not a good thing.
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    :troll:

    But yes it is perfectly possible to be racist to your own race. For instance, if you've seen Django unchained, there's this old black man (not Django) living in the house with the white people, he's treated like he's white and he's racist to the black servants as if he isn't black himself.
    This is obviously a film but the same thing can and does happen in real life.
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    You're a self-hating black person..and it isn't really that different to being racist
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    No darling, I don't think you can be racist, since you're black yourself.
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    (Original post by Baraf)
    No darling, I don't think you can be racist, since you're black yourself.
    I hope you're joking.


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    (Original post by unwire)
    you're not racist because you are black yourself, but your are a self hating black person
    Please get educated on the subject before you start commenting.
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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    I think it was tyra banks, but there was a video of a black guy who hated other blacks and desperately wanted to become white :sad:
    Yeah I remember him... used to sing a bit and had a pet monkey.
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    It's worth saying that just because you don't find a particular group of people physically unattractive for whatever reason doesn't mean you're racist. But the fact that you cringe and have associated all these negative attributes to them is racism as you're being prejudice to people based on the colour of their skin.
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    (Original post by cpdavis)
    I think it was tyra banks, but there was a video of a black guy who hated other blacks and desperately wanted to become white :sad:
    Well he could always do what MJ did and the richer indians like to do and start skin bleaching :rolleyes: not entirely sure why someone would want to change their colour though, i mean on the flipside theres plenty of white scum out there i dont see many people hating an entire race because of it:L
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    (Original post by cl_steele)
    to be honest i wasnt really aware you could be racist to your own race, imo what youre saying is stupid and franly rather odd as apposed to racist.
    And there's another one.
 
 
 
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