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People Of Color, What Rules Do You Follow That Most White People Are Clueless About?

We want to know.

It's no secret that BIPOC folks have different experiences in this world than white people do.

So, we want to know: People of color, what rules do you follow that white people don't know about?

As a Samoan woman myself, trust me, there are quite a few.

Maybe as a Pakistani Muslim woman, you arrive an hour earlier than everyone else at the airport because, more often than not, you're selected for additional security checks.

Muslim woman at a kiosk at the airport

Perhaps as a Black man, you're very careful to never make sudden movements when you're pulled over by the cops.

Cop getting out of his cop car

Or maybe as a Mexican American woman, you try not to touch anything unless you're going to buy it because you're often followed around stores and don't want to be accused of shoplifting.

Person shopping in a store

Whatever it is, we want to hear about your experience. People of color, tell us the rules you follow that white people don't even have to think about, and your submission could be included in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post. If you'd like to respond anonymously, you can do so here.