Reverse Racism Definition

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Reverse racism is a phenomenon in which discrimination occurs against a dominant or majority of the race, which some people think does not exist because in order to be racist, you have to have a privilege. Racism involves the idea that one’s race is superior and has the right to dominate others. Many people, the minority of the population, think that white people have white privilege, where they can get away with doing such things because of their white color while people of color would have a harder time if put in bad situation. For example, the media portraits white suspects as innocent but any people of color would be labeled as terrorists. The problem with reverse racism also brings up the topic of slavery. The reality of reverse racism existing is not real because in the seventeenth century, people of color, black African Americans, were brought over to work and were kept as property and were forced to work for white people, they were very under privileged and treated very poorly. Black people were put…show more content…
Cultural appropriation can be confused with cultural appreciation. The difference between appropriation and appreciation can come down to why are you doing this cultural thing, just because you think it looks “cool” is not acceptable. Can you really appropriate white culture? People of color accommodating to Western beauty styles does not mean it is cultural appropriation. People of color are often looked down upon if they have their natural hair. They can even lose their jobs and lose out on education because of natural hair so a person of color dyeing their hair blonde or even straightening does not count as cultural appropriation or reverse racism. However, black culture is often appropriated by white people. However, one reason to support reverse racism as a real thing is stereotyping. Stereotyping is believing that all people with a similar characteristic are the same or act the
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