Which would probably have been the case even if there was no equal opportunity employment or if the company you work or contract for had no quota to fill. What should matter more to you? The colour or "race" of the people sent to you for the work? Or their work ethic? Yet, the first thing you seem to focus on was their colour and/or "race". Why is that? Iceaura and Tiassa have already addressed this point. But it applies to you. If you don't believe me, read the first post you made in this very thread as a prime example. I'll put it this way, if you see someone who is biracial, do you consider them to be white? Or Black/Hispanic/Asian? When you drive through areas that you so charmingly declared were "racial hoods", do you see someone who is biracial there, to be white, like you? Or another "race"? This is why I asked if you look at colour first, as in physical appearance, or do you look at the one drop rule and determine that if someone is biracial or is mixed "race", then they are not white? For example, your current President is biracial. Do you consider him to be white or black? Or do you not bother to look at or consider his colour at all? Ermm.. Congratulations? You mean you judge by colour first when you stereotype them? Let me ask you a question. If black people moved in across the road from you, and to either side of you, would you find this troublesome? Or just carry on and not bother to even think about it, because they are just your neighbours, like anyone has neighbours? Okay... You do realise that your racism stems from the fact that you: a) Stereotype others by their ethnic backgrounds b) Make distinct comments about people's colour and say that people of other colours make you uncomfortable because apparently they aren't like you.. c) You make derogatory comments and stereotypes based on their colour and where they happen to live I could go on and on. Hence, the one drop rule. If someone is half African American and half white, would you be as uncomfortable around them because they are not purely white? Would you ignore the black part and focus solely on the white part? Or would you treat them as you expect to be treated, like a human being that is just like you in that sense? I'll put it this way. I have French, Dutch and African ancestry. Which colour would you focus on with someone like me, for example? I have light olive skin that sunburns easily, I have curly black hair and brown eyes. Would I be white in your opinion? Or black? Would the black part of me make you uncomfortable because you wouldn't know how to speak to me (as per your first post in this thread)? See how entrenched the racism is in your statements in this thread? See how offensive it is? I see.. Comments about "racial hoods" and complaining about what you deemed to be equal opportunity hiring aside: You were saying? So I'll ask again. If you are faced with a mixed race person, would you consider them white, like you? Or a different race because their colour is different? Would you feel just as included with them as you would "with a bunch of white folk"?