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Racism in Singapore: Time to listen to minorities' concerns

As Singapore confronts questions about racism in society, many difficult issues will emerge that trigger reactions. The majority community can learn to put away their defensive posture and listen.

A forum on race relations held here last year. PHOTO: ST FILE

What would you do if someone posted a comment on your Facebook page that identified you by your skin colour and described you as a "black man wearing white"?

The context was a discussion on cannabis and the dangers associated with legalising it. The commenter had urged some of those participating in the discussion not to be gaslighted by "a black man wearing white".

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