Reverse Racism

We had an incident in our neighborhood this past week that ended with a white woman declaring that she had been the victim of reverse racism.  It was a frustrating conversation for me and I struggled to find the words to express myself.  Then I remembered this and decided to dig it up.  I don’t know how he does it,  but this guy nails it.  Aamer Rahman manages to explain his thoughts on reverse racism in a precise, “funny because it’s true” kind of way.

I think we need a different word for what our neighbor experienced.  A different way to understand what transpired. Certainly it was a difficult exchange between neighbors and hurtful words were spoken.  But it wasn’t reverse racism.  Not by a long shot.  Here’s why…


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