People have shared heartbreaking accounts of everyday racism they have encountered – including a Native American and black person who was told that their family history is like a ‘rare and disgusting anomaly of nature’.
From a Jewish person being told that Hitler ‘should’ve got them’, to strangers telling a woman with Chinese heritage to have her eyes ‘fixed’, these are some of the shocking incidents of racism experienced by social media users from around the world.
Here, FEMAIL reveals some of the shocking incidences shared on the US-based site…
People have shared heartbreaking accounts of everyday racism they have encountered – including a Jewish person being told that Hitler ‘should’ve got them’ (pictured)
These are some of the tragic moments of racism experienced by social media users from around the world, with one person (above) admitting they were called an illegal immigrant despite being 100 per cent Cherokee
Shocking: Strangers told a quarter Chinese woman to have her eyes ‘fixed so that [her heritage] doesn’t show at all’
Taking to the secrets sharing app Whisper , another anonymous distressed poster admitted: ‘I’m Middle Eastern and I got called “a spy from Isis”‘
One person admitted: ‘I’m black and Native American. White people constantly tell me they like me because I’m not “really black”. What does that even mean?’
One woman was irritated by often hearing the remark: ‘You’re not like traditionally pretty but you’re really like exotic pretty’
A Native American and black person admits they were told that their family history is like a ‘rare and disgusting anomaly of nature’ (pictured)
One American social media user candidly confessed that they often received the question: ‘You’re native? But you’re so pretty’
‘When white people tell me I don’t act or sound black,’ one baffled social media wrote, suggesting they heard the phrase often
One person admitted: ‘An old lady threw a fit that a family of black people were in the lobby today, because “they probably have Ebola”‘