9. Getting followed around in stores
Hey, we're just trying to buy an iPhone charging cable, not executing an Ocean's Eleven-style heist at Dollar Tree.
8. Getting profiled outside of stores
If only people got left alone outside of the retail environment. But really, it happens everywhere.
7. Getting unwanted hair attention at work
Have they never heard Solange’s song? Touching someone's hair without asking should be an automatic call to HR. (And not just because some fingers might get broken.)
6. Whether they have an advantage
Call it privilege or just getting the benefit of the doubt all the time.
5. Being wrongly accused of anything
And if the accusation sticks, a conviction is way more likely if you're not white.
4. Targeted racial hate crimes
Especially if you live in a big city, you're more likely to get attacked as a racial minority.
3. Inadvertently playing into stereotypes
2. Hearing, "So, where are you from… originally?"
1. Having "The Talk" with their kids
White parents and their kids have, well, let’s just say a much different relationship with law enforcement.