Are you dreading the possibility of racist jokes or racial slurs ruining your holiday visit with family?
- Be direct
- Get other relatives to help
- Don't argue
- Set consequences
- Open their eyes
Setting boundaries and calling attention to racist behavior can be better than suffering in silence, according to race relations expert Nadra Kareem Nittle.
She suggests sticking to a script such as, "“I find your comments hurtful. Please don’t make these remarks in front of me again.”