You're right. The couple could have been racist.
Originally Posted by Speckla

I know you're trying to lighten the mood, but no, the couple couldn't have been racist against a white woman.
Originally Posted by Saria

**I know the true definition -- at least the Webster one **

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    1. rac·ism/ˈrāˌsizəm/

      • The belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, esp. so as to distinguish it as...
      • Prejudice or discrimination directed against someone of a different race based on such a belief
Originally Posted by Speckla
OK, so you're being serious, not making a poor attempt at humour. Complaining about someone else's racism, however mistaken or misguided those complaints may be, is not a belief that races possess specific characteristics or prejudice directed at someone based on those beliefs. Doing it to be a jerk or get free stuff doesn't fit that definition, either.

I know there isn't one universal definition of racism, but that one is pretty lousy. For one thing, racism isn't simply preconceived notions about races possessing certain traits, but a belief in the inherent inferiority of some races and the inherent superiority of others. Also racism isn't just about prejudice, but about prejudice PLUS power.
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