A week or so ago, in a closed Facebook group, a person posted a conversation they had with someone from an Indian call centre. Light-hearted banter, it was called. As a person of Indian origin, I did not find it funny. Having lived in the UK for more than 20 years, I consider this my home.
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FlippED is an ED Original style wherein two bloggers come together to share their opposing or orthogonal perspectives on an interesting subject. We should never avert our eyes from racism, whenever and wherever it is, particularly, so when it is in a country with a large diaspora. However, despite the fact, we still blithely exchange […]. However, despite the fact, we still blithely exchange and share words and images that could be called out for racism from a mile away. Today, people have become so sensitive to edgy jokes that they publicly shame the person who makes them.