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Feature Request: prevent racial slurs from being posted

I have noticed that certain egregious racial slurs are being deleted by mods with a note. I am requesting a feature to simply prevent users from posting these slurs in the first place. [more inside]
posted by xtine on Jun 26, 2020 - 256 comments

"Indian giver" is still not okay

Calling someone an Indian giver is still racist. [more inside]
posted by kamikazegopher on Apr 2, 2013 - 420 comments

Is the word "Cracker" acceptable on MetaFilter?

Is this comment really going to stand? I've seen way less questionable comments get deleted so I'm a little surprised that it's still around. I have to admit, it is clever, but I think this may set a precedent where you can use any slur as long as you do it in a clever enough manner.
posted by MattMangels on Jan 28, 2013 - 640 comments

Racial epithets in Metatalk

I take issue with the use of "dirty indian givers" in this thread. [more inside]
posted by kamikazegopher on Jan 6, 2012 - 454 comments

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