Does reverse racism exist?

Posted by: tommytom

Reverse racism is a condition in which discrimination, sometimes officially sanctioned, against a dominant (or formerly dominant) racial or other group representative of the majority in a particular society takes place, for a variety of reasons, often as an attempt at redressing past wrongs.

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Yes, reverse racism exists

You believe that reverse racism exists against people with white skin.
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No, reverse racism doesn't exist

You do not believe reverse racism exists against people with white skin.
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No, but there can be "racial prejudice" against whites

You do not believe there is systemic racism against people with white skin, but can accept that whites can face prejudice.
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AFDLS says2015-08-02T16:58:19.1577733Z
Yes here in England "reverse racism" is normal British people have to take what over people say at them but as soon as they say something its racist and usually its 2 white groups like polish people vs bulgarians
berhansolo says2016-03-28T00:44:21.6935709Z
It doesn't exist because of a very simple reason; white people created race and racism. Centuries ago, Europeans began going on conquests and once they discovered there were people that appeared to look different than them, they started to categorize these people to keep track. They deemed any of these groups of people that looked less European were less intelligent, less hardworking, had less morals, and were less human in general. That's how racism arose and progressed. People may use sources such as the Merriam-Webster or Oxford dictionary (although I wouldn't recommend basing your definitions off a covertly misogynistic book) to justify the fact that racism is "discrimination towards a person based on their skin color), but racism is a sociological term, so only sociologists can provide an accurate definition, and based on countless of definitions given by these people, they all circulate around the same area; racism is a form of oppression based off prejudice AND power. The reason white people don't face racism, or "revere racism" as people call it, is because people of color have never been considered or deemed more superior in power compared to white people. White people have always had the upper-hand throughout history and they still do today. Yes, white people an experience prejudice for being white, but in the end, they are still white, and therefore they are still more privileged in society and have more power compared to people of color. It is not racism because it doesn't compare to the amount of disadvantages and automatic assumptions of character people of color have experienced throughout their lives, not only that, but it is something that affects them their entire lives, rather than after they learn about it. This is not to say that white people don't go through oppression and discrimination because that is absolutely not true!! The thing is that when it comes to race, white people are not oppressed. There are other aspects of a person that can cause them to have a disadvantage, but it's not the same thing. To say that "reverse racism" exists is to say that that a form of oppression that white people inherently brought upon people of color affects them as well, which doesn't make sense.
Comflare says2016-04-05T03:28:54.9696239Z
No, reverse racism isn't real because racism is not just prejudice and discrimination against black people. It is prejudice, discrimination and fear of any race, religion, ethnicity and nationality.
Comflare says2016-04-05T03:29:18.7441763Z
No, reverse racism isn't real because racism is not just prejudice and discrimination against black people. It is prejudice, discrimination and fear of any race, religion, ethnicity and nationality.
azurish says2016-04-12T15:38:52.1409572Z
Racism against whites is the only "systemic" prejudice alive today. Only if you look white or specifically a white male can you have your freedom of speech stripped. It's only acceptable to push white peoples out of any circle of people who don't share the same skin tone, though we (as a whole) don't hold others to this demand and haven't for at least 50 years. It's only acceptable to tell white people what their character looks like based on the actions of those decades ago. These days it's acceptable to tell a white person to kill themselves based on their so called "privilege" though we are all equal under the law and there are no laws that state black, Hispanic or Asian people can be barred from jobs, housing, education, or other opportunities based on their skin color. There are no scholarships for white people though if you are even fuscia you can have grant money. And while being denied scholarships based on skin color, a white man will also lose out on jobs he is more qualified for thanks to affirmative action, filling quotas to appease minorities while denying more qualified candidates, and be accused of misogyny and racism every step of the way, solely based on his skin color. It's socially acceptable to call white people demons, monsters, pedophiles and rapists ("plantation mentality"), and completely downplay their character based on only the exclusive history of white people, with no mention of other culture's atrocities. It's only acceptable to hold whites people accountable for their offensive speech (brown people are never held accountable by employers for sentiments like "kill all white men") and harass their employers to get that person fired, solely because they felt they have the moral high ground to do so. Only brown people are allowed to embrace themselves, presumably because "white people have had the spotlight long enough". So now because our great grandparents hated blacks people, our daughters have to grow up being told they age in dog years and have skin that looks like rotting mayonnaise every other day. Our sons have to grow up being told they are animals who are genetically predisposed to exploit anyone and everyone they can. White people are frequently put down for their physical appearance, "lack" of culture, conservative parents, economic status, etc. White children are told that they have no culture except death and destruction and their people are nothing but bloodthirsty monsters who "stole" everyone else's culture. There have even been online rumors that white people are descendants of "mutant albinos" from Africa who were persecuted for their skin color, who migrated to the Caucasus mountains and were trapped, forced to inbreed, and then further migrated to Europe and became the white race. This is what is culturally acceptable to tell people and even children. Its no different than black people being portrayed as apes- portraying whites as less than human.
azurish says2016-04-12T15:39:39.7992627Z
Racism against whites is the only "systemic" prejudice alive today. Only if you look white or specifically a white male can you have your freedom of speech stripped. It's only acceptable to push white peoples out of any circle of people who don't share the same skin tone, though we (as a whole) don't hold others to this demand and haven't for at least 50 years. It's only acceptable to tell white people what their character looks like based on the actions of those decades ago. These days it's acceptable to tell a white person to kill themselves based on their so called "privilege" though we are all equal under the law and there are no laws that state black, Hispanic or Asian people can be barred from jobs, housing, education, or other opportunities based on their skin color. There are no scholarships for white people though if you are even fuscia you can have grant money. And while being denied scholarships based on skin color, a white man will also lose out on jobs he is more qualified for thanks to affirmative action, filling quotas to appease minorities while denying more qualified candidates, and be accused of misogyny and racism every step of the way, solely based on his skin color. It's socially acceptable to call white people demons, monsters, pedophiles and rapists ("plantation mentality"), and completely downplay their character based on only the exclusive history of white people, with no mention of other culture's atrocities. It's only acceptable to hold whites people accountable for their offensive speech (brown people are never held accountable by employers for sentiments like "kill all white men") and harass their employers to get that person fired, solely because they felt they have the moral high ground to do so. Only brown people are allowed to embrace themselves, presumably because "white people have had the spotlight long enough". So now because our great grandparents hated blacks people, our daughters have to grow up being told they age in dog years and have skin that looks like rotting mayonnaise every other day. Our sons have to grow up being told they are animals who are genetically predisposed to exploit anyone and everyone they can. White people are frequently put down for their physical appearance, "lack" of culture, conservative parents, economic status, etc. White children are told that they have no culture except death and destruction and their people are nothing but bloodthirsty monsters who "stole" everyone else's culture. There have even been online rumors that white people are descendants of "mutant albinos" from Africa who were persecuted for their skin color, who migrated to the Caucasus mountains and were trapped, forced to inbreed, and then further migrated to Europe and became the white race. This is what is culturally acceptable to tell people and even children. Its no different than black people being portrayed as apes- portraying whites as less than human.
azurish says2016-04-12T16:06:51.0705195Z
We also can't leave out the part where in this day and age (just glance through the other comments) ONLY POC can say what racism is and only them, because some white person called them the n word and they get followed around in grocery stores (Statistics http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/htus8008.pdf prove that black people commit violent crimes at a much higher rate than white people). In this day and age, if you are a militant foot soldier for the left wing globalist agenda, you will be the first one to tell a white person how their experiences are invalid because we don't know what it's like to be a slave, or suffer under Jim Crow. Who else hasn't suffered from slavery and Jim Crow laws? Only every single citizen of the United States born after the 60's. And when did systemic oppression end? Realistically, a few years after the laws were changed to make all races and genders equal legally. Another slander against white people is that we invented racism, and so we can't be affected by it. We introduced an extremely disgusting slave trade to the world and chattel slavery was undeniably unique, but white people are not the only ethnic group in history to do the things they did to brown people based on their assumed inferiority. This is seen all throughout history from Asia to Africa to South America. You just have to look a little closer into history. So where are the black people whose lives are being destroyed for hating white people? Where are the feminists who hate white men and talk about how badly they want to see them all shot? Where are all the poc who track someone's address online and leak all their personal information to thousands of strangers, solely over an intellectual disagreement? They are free and they have their jobs because if the slander is against whites it's fine. Just do a quick little Google search and see all the white people who have been unjustly persecuted for their beliefs; some even being imprisoned and fined for disagreeing with activists on Twitter. And just so everyone knows, yes the 1st amendment protects us from being criminalized for our speech. Freedom of speech is an inalienable right that we are all entitled to whether the government is enforcing it or not; yes someone has the right to call someone else stupid for their opinion, no, no one has the right to force that person into silence because they feel the other doesn't properly "understand." That's intellectual fascism and disgusting hypocrisy, especially since the argument that systemic racism in against blacks is made on a foundation of popsicle sticks in the first place.
azurish says2016-04-12T16:16:43.4843170Z
And lastly, black people love to bring up how brown people may be mean to whites, as if that solves anything anyways, but we aren't getting gunned down in the streets for our color. Neither are black people. Black people get gunned down by white cops because they are most of the time engaging in violent crimes. No one is saying that there aren't black people who are unjustly murdered or killed for their skin tone. But that doesn't mean you can paint all white people with the same brush as the angry racist, and they do exist. This doesn't change the fact however that white people are more likely to be shot by cops than black people (Google). This doesn't change the fact that two wrongs don't make a right. So yes, these comments are hurtful, and a white person has every right to feel discriminated against by poc. It's almost like they want to be hurt the way their ancestors were so that they can continue playing the victim. The statistics are clear about who is the victim and who is the privileged in the west.
princeaz says2017-03-31T02:33:42.1811397Z
Here's how I've experienced reverse racism during my life: First time was during high school where I found dozens of scholarships in which I didn't qualify simply because my skin was white. I remember reading about racism where people were denied choices in lifestyle due to the color of their skin and yet here I'm also experiencing this during the 80s. Second time was during college where I entered a free tutoring study hall seeking ways of improving my studying methods... Well I was told they couldn't help me because I was white. That's right the color of my skin denied me from free tutoring during the 90s. Third time was during for a job promotion where I was encouraged to apply since I was informed for being the best qualified. During the interview the Asian manager told me I was definitely the best qualified unfortunately upper management is forcing a minority to be chosen. As a result once again the color of my skin denied me from obtaining this promotion during the early 2000s. TODAY... According to the US Census the whites are actually now a minority within the USA, but whites are not receiving any of the benefits which exist within the other minorities. If someone provides funding for an African American or Mexican Pride march then it's viewed as good, but change the title to Caucasian Pride march then suddenly it's viewed as negative and evil by the media.
master-de-baiter says2018-05-18T17:37:55.9186427Z
Oh my god so many people who voted dont know what revesracims is even when they put a definion in there

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