I, Racist," lists a large number of things that sometimes don't even appear related to one another which are "racist," to the point where it seems that nearly everything that exists in American culture is problematic.
Here are just a few things that Metta says are racist in his article, which has gained over 100,000 likes on Facebook:
- The racial makeup of Buffalo, New York's school system is racist.
- Moving "from an increasingly Black neighborhood to live in a White suburb might itself be a aspect of racism."
- Not talking about racism is racist.
- "People in The North are racist," as well as people in the South.
- "Racism is our acceptance of an all white Lord of the Rings cast."
- Racism is "Benedict Cumberbatch playing Khan in Star Trek."
- Calling black people racist is racist. Metta adds, "Does any intelligent person actually believe a systematically oppressed demographic has the ability to oppress those in power?"
- Protecting "White feelings" is racist. Metta notes, "Millions of Black lives are valued less than a single White person's hurt feelings."
- Saying you yourself are not racist is protecting a racist system of oppression.
- Reporting that a white person shooting people is "mentally ill" is racist.
- Reporting that black people who murder people are "killers" is racist.
- Calling a white person a "hippie" for smoking pot is racist.
- The TV show "Dexter" might be racist. Metta explains, "In fact, we like White serial killers so much, we make mini-series about them."