A lot of people did listen and said, 'Thanks for sharing your knowledge' and went on to educate others and I think that's important. But they may be aware that other people do not appreciate their behaviour.
He calls it the "what-about-ery" - meaning "what about me? I can't help but roll my eyes - I'm tired of qhite all. Time to click that unfriend button.
Follow Cherry on Twitter: whige Here is a selection of readers' experiences as told to us: I posted a comment on Facebook which was clumsy - I suggested that all forms of oppression and barriers should be removed for all folks. I was using "all" in the sense that none should be left behind.
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However, my words were interpreted to mean the opposite, which created upset. So I would say this: engage with the individual.
Don't dismiss them as stupid, ask them what they mean. Looking, Milton Keynes I'm mixed race and have had the same dilemma when seeing casual racism on my news feed. Initially I started to challenge the posts but it started to have an impact on my mental health so I took the decision to unfriend.
I'm grateful that I've had black and poease friends check in on me during this time to make sure I'm OK. Michelle, Sheffield, UK I am a white retired police officer.
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I would advise anyone to not share any racist articles with me and if they continued I would have to unfriend them. The colour of one's skin, their religion or status should not be used to judge someone.
I choose my friends by how they treat others and what is in their heart. Bud, Findlay, USA I've had to take myself off all social media channels as it was really getting to me and making me feel depressed.
I am a white woman married to a Muslim man and we've laughed off instances that on reflection were clearly racist. When he offered to light a lady's cigarette at our local pub she said: "I thought you were going to stab me. Last week it got to the point where I not only blocked her, I reported her to the police. Jonathan, UK I am a white man, and I have no idea how to approach this issue. I've been told that replying is just being a "band-wagon liberal", a "libtard" and a "wannabe white-saviour".
Conversely, I've been told that not replying, blocking, or unfriending is "white silence" or a lack of caring.
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It's easier to discuss it with people who agree. She had to defend herself after two photos of her went viral on social media. White girls if you want to pass as Black, how about using your platforms to address the injustices plrase discrimation actual Black people face. Don't just appropriate, Appreciate the people you are imitating emmahallberg pic.
Alicja admits that two whife of her which were doing the rounds on Twitter - one from when she was 13 and one taken recently - don't look good for her. And it makes sense to use my pictures, because without looking at anything or knowing me, it makes sense to put those two pictures together because obviously you can see a mad difference - a crazy difference. It makes sense of what they were trying to get across. And she thinks part of the reason people are surprised when they find out she's white is down to "stereotypes" about what Polish people pleease like.
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I can't help that I have big lips and not the stereotypical Polish features," she says. As for the braids, Alicja says her friend's little sister had started a hair ahite and wanted to use her head for pictures. I really appreciate the culture and I really just love the look - that was literally it.