Contrary to popular belief, this is a concept not based on hate, but rather on treatment and assumption. True racism is a persons preferential OR hateful treatment of someone who has more or less skin pigmentation than said person, regardless of which person is darker or lighter. This is the real, non-urban definition of the word.
Religion does not factor in. Ever. That is religious intolerance or religious discrimination. Not Racism.
Sadly, preferential treatment due to skin color has become known as 'white condescention' an inherently racist term as it implies that only caucasians engage racially condescending behavior.
Racists forget that 'assumption' cannot be spelled without 'ass'.
A word of advice: Try not to get into an argument with an imbecile. Bystanders probably won't be able to tell you apart.
Rosa Parks' arrest as a result of her choosing to sit at the front of a bus rather than the back, a stipulation applied by a racist governmental system.
Also, the 180 degree turn that said system has taken in forcing employers to hire based on pigment rather than qualification is racism at work.
The assumption that everyone who wears a turban runs a 7-eleven is racist, as are the phrases 'I love (insert color here) people!', and 'reverse racism'.
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