Are You Calling ME a Racist?

I have so much to say about this. I have no idea where to begin. It expresses all of my previously chosen vocab words, in such a humorous little package that I cannot help but almost find it not funny.

Although it was made for entertainment purposes, it is a sad reflection of out reality. Seeing these two white men represent polar sides of the racism spectrum, one confiding in the other (possibly assuming he’ll agree) only to be met with fervent disagreement leads to the inevitable spiraling of insults.

This is a text book definition of triangulation, and the fact that he specifically mentions ‘student of color shows just how deep he unconscious racism is. And what make this more ironic is that he is not actually representing a particular person/people, but a concept. Which means that this applies to not only white people, but all people.

And since I have witnessed people of color hold this belief, and even support it, they are exhibiting an Internalized Racial Inferiority (IRI) response. I’m at a loss.

Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
-J


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