COMMENTS: SAID TO ME

What was said to me: 
In highschool a group of guys called me "arab" for 4 years because of my dark skin.
Did you ask for clarification?
Yes
What was said to me:
"I don't believe you could have written this paper."
Why was the comment offensive?
The professor assumed that a POC
could not write an articulate paper.
Did you ask for clarification?
Yes
What was said to me:
"Your accent makes you sound childish and you should fix it."
Why was the comment offensive?
My accent is part of my identity, not something I can change, even if I wanted to.
Did you ask for clarification?
Yes
What was said to me:
"Professor"
Why was the comment offensive?
The repeated comment was offensive because it made me look like I had an agenda or axe to grind instead of being a valid viewpoint.
Did you ask for clarification?
No - Because he was my professor and he did it in class where everyone could see - he did later give me trouble over a paper I wrote - saying it was not yet publishable! It was a 8 week class where he had speakers 6/8 weeks!
What was said to me:
"This is a common mistake for people whose first language isn't English."
Why was the comment offensive?
The person assumed that I was an international student when in fact I had been born and raised in California my entire life.
Did you ask for clarification?
No - Because he was an authoritative figure.
What was said to me:
Calling names (Asian Stereotype) "Ching-Chong", "Bruce Lee"
Why was the comment offensive?
Elementary-Middle school years. Something that couldn't be controlled such as my own nationality. "Ching-Chong" is an offensive comment that is not even supposed to be directed to my nationality.
Did you ask for clarification?
No - It was a joke but thought 
clarification was unnecessary.
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