One thing I notice is that this behavior was the most prevalent in groups.
If Im talking one-on-one with a colleague, it's fine, never had an issue.
When it's, say, three of us (2 white colleagues + me), I notice it becomes a bit harder to get a [constructive] word in edgewise
When it's about four us (3 white colleagues + me) or more, I'm all but ignored and may as well pack up my input and go home.
White folks: try looking for this behavior if you find yourself on a team with a small percentage of black or brown folk.
If y'all are in a meeting and you find yourself thinking "man, so-and-so's been really quiet", that COULD be you slipping into "only listening to whites" mode.
@lj_writes There *are* white folks out there trying their best to not be shitty, i just figured i'd help out a bit
@lj_writes Oh i totally get it xD
Im bitter more often than not but every now and again you gotta do your bit. If not just for the folks out there who get it and *wanna* do better.
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