This seemed a little too sensitive for Oppo.

So we had a sub teacher at tech today. It was an older African American woman who, for the most part was rather nice. But, towards the end of class she made a remark that really rubbed me the wrong way.

Now, before I start, I should say I'm the only white kid in my class. This might seem unimportant (which, normally, it is) but it actually has relevance.

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So I'm sitting there, minding my own business, doing my work the teacher assigned. Everyone else is screwing around, causing a ruckus. The teachers talking to a kid and all the sudden she points to me, and says to my face "You light-skins are privileged" or something along those lines. I was in shock that she actually said that, not only out loud, but to my face.

Now, I know statistically, yes, white people have more privileges than african americans. I know this. I understand this completely. I think it's BS that we do.

But, she doesn't have a damn clue what my life is like. This is what caused me to get offended. She doesn't know I drive a car old enough to buy itself beer. She doesn't know my family almost lost our house because times got desperate a few years ago. She doesn't know my dad's been in and out of the hospital for the last two years and I have to take care of him.

She doesn't know anything, yet she, I guess, racially profiled me?

Am I wrong for being offended by this? Should I tell someone a teacher is making racist remarks? I'm still in shock and not too sure what's right and wrong and if I should say something.