Islamic Racism: Black Palestinians shrug off racism

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — “Hey, chocolate,” “Hey, cappuccino,” “Hey,  Galaxy [brand of chocolate],” “Hey, brown one” and “Hey, black one,” are  jocular expressions used by some in Gaza when a man, woman or child of  African descent passes by. Sometimes the racism is expressed nonverbally  through looks. Gazans, however, seem unaware of this racism.

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