* Why is it that, often, if you describe someone by their race, you are MistakenForRacist? It's a legit way of describing someone. I can see how it might be taken the wrong way, but it's not racist.
** Say the specific phenotypes (black hair, dark skin, thick lips), not the social construct ("black"), especially in something like a police report.
** Also, if you can't just say "this guy" or "this woman" or "someone", without mentioning their race, especially if it has nothing to do with the story or message you're telling/describing, the implication can be assumed.
*** But what if you're trying to point out a person in a crowded room? To not specify their race makes it much more difficult to do so, and describing their individual characteristics is both time-consuming and potentially confusing. Personally, I try to describe people by their clothes instead, but in a crowded room even that can be difficult. Also, in a way refusing to mention a person's race could be construed as being ashamed of their race for them (I know it's not really logical, but people can be ''crazy'').
** [[Film/PulpFiction WHAT DOES MARCELLUS WALLACE LOOK LIKE?]]
** [[TheClevelandShow Let's keep race out of this.]] Also, what about reverse racism? Do we have a Trope for that? Because like Creator/ChrisRock says, "There ain't nobody more racist than an old black man."
*** That's not really reverse racism as much as it is just racism.
*** There's no such thing as reverse racism. A black man who hates white people is just plain racist.
*** "Reverse racism" is a term referring to minorities being prejudiced against majorities.
*** That is not right. Racism has nothing to do with population. It's associating groups of people based on the shared characteristic of their race. Reverse racism was coined in America due to the fact that most Americans believe that racism is only applicable to Caucasians.