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10 Signs You Might Be A Casual Racist

Are you being funny or being racist? Here's how to tell...

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1. You start a sentence with “I’m not racist but…”

Remember: nothing good rarely follows those four words…
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Remember: nothing good rarely follows those four words…

2. "I’m not a racist. I have black friends."

Sorry buddy, just because you have black friends doesn't mean you say the N word.
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Sorry buddy, just because you have black friends doesn't mean you say the N word.

3. “Yes but where are you really from.”

An innocent question, but one that also suggests that non-whites don't really belong in the country.
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An innocent question, but one that also suggests that non-whites don't really belong in the country.

4. “You speak so well for an Asian.”

This backhanded compliment also implies that Asians have an inferior grasp of English.
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This backhanded compliment also implies that Asians have an inferior grasp of English.

5. You get nervous around Muslims on airplanes.

Racial profiling happens every day and more often than you think. So go easy on the stereotypes, yeah?
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Racial profiling happens every day and more often than you think. So go easy on the stereotypes, yeah?

6. You cross the road to avoid people of a certain race.

See number 5.
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See number 5.

7. You don’t see color, just the human race.

This form of ‘colourblind racism’ dismisses society’s history of racism and system of white privilege. Even if you can ignore skin colour, society doesn't.
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This form of ‘colourblind racism’ dismisses society’s history of racism and system of white privilege. Even if you can ignore skin colour, society doesn't.

8. You are more offended by “reverse-racism”.

9. When someone’s offended, you tell them to “take a joke.”

Everyone loves a good laugh, but there's no need to be a jerk. Instead, try seeing it from their perspective.
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Everyone loves a good laugh, but there's no need to be a jerk. Instead, try seeing it from their perspective.

10. You avoid somebody because of their ethnicity

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This is subtle form of racism but can be just as negative. Avoiding somebody can make them feel as if they don’t belong.

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