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Pet Sins September 1999 Issue
Mutual marginalization among different non-white ethnic groups in the US

Many of the media images of race relations in the United States is focused on white prejudice against non-whites. But non-whites are equally responsible for discriminating against other non-whites.

In some cases, hostility towards non-whites from a different community may be rooted in a fear of the Other, or simply put, a discomfort with someone perceived as different from oneself. But in other cases, Otherness is clearly not the issue - a person of color chooses to treat whites better than other non-whites despite both being groups being outside his/her own community.