Health Rewind: Why Is Racism So Prevalent in the Xbox Live Community?

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Black Male Gamers Face Racism Online

A recent study suggests that African-American male gamers face a lot of racism in the Xbox Live community. Researchers tracked social interactions between gamers and found that white players routinely call Black gamers racial epitaphs. Even worse: Over time Black players learn to accept the racism as a part of the game, reported The Guardian.


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