When Did “That’s Racist” Become a Punch Line?

Gen Z’s take on race may seem glib, but it’s rooted in something more profound

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The two girls to my left sound no different from any other Midwestern American girls. Then they slide into their mothers’ Indian accents, which they apparently find hilarious. It’s not just the accents they imitate, but the body language too. I think about…

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