Racism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
What he is describing is his grandmother was something that is not uncommon in white people. A slight fear of that which is different, a negative reaction built on stereotypes, and an avoidance of those other races. This is not racism, and is something that many people from my generation and ones before feel. I noticed when I moved down to Georgia that there really are a lot more black people than I am used to and find myself uncomfortable when in a group of blacks. I was rather surprised by this and kinda felt guilty about it. But it's not racism. I don't think blacks are inferior, I do not treat them differently. I am just uncomfortable.Racism is the belief that inherent different traits in human racial groups justify discrimination.