Is it racist to laugh on the inside when...

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    ...you witness behavior consistent with a harmless, yet racial stereotype?


    True story:

    I was just getting some coffee in the kitchen and there was a black woman in there who works here (probably in her early 50's). She's a very nice lady, good at her job and quite friendly, so I have nothing bad to say about her. But as I was getting my coffee I thought I smelled fruit punch. I turned to look and sure enough, she was mixing up a single glass of kool-aid. I almost laughed out loud but managed to contain myself. But I definitely cracked up on the inside. Is that racist?
     
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    no, just stupid.
     
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    why?
     
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    because it isn't just blacks who drink koolaid or fruit punch.



    hint:the above applies to fried chicken and watermelon. :thup:
     
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    yep
     
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    You were amused at witnessing stereotypical behavior. Nothin' wrong with that. There's a lot of humor in life, for whatever reason. Relax and quit beating yourself up. :D
     
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    Didn't you get the memo? Everything is racist these days if you're white. Fortunately, I'm only half white so by definition I can't be racist. :lol:

    BTW, emotionally stable people laugh at things that others might call racist. The people who can't laugh deserve our pity.
     
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    It isn't just blacks who eat fried chicken and watermelon either.

    fail :thup:

    PS: I'm surprised to see del ascribing intellectual value to what tickles a person's funny bone. I would've thought that beneath him. :dunno:
     
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    Was it "Purple Drank"?

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    For those who don't know "Purple Drank" is purple Kool-Aid with Codeine. Ask yer' kids about it! :lol:
     
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    nothing is beneath me. you may want to write that down.


    i have.
     

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