What does it mean to dream of Racism

If you’re the victim of discrimination in your dream, and you had similar experiences in your waking life, it could be a reflection of these negative situations. Take note of your thoughts and actions in that situation in your dream, as well as the context and the eventual reactions of other people. It may depict an alternate reality that you would or would not like to see. If you’re a victim of discrimination in your dream and you’ve not experienced a similar situation in your waking life, it may reflect a situation you’ve witnessed, or even caused. Analyze the differences between the dream and reality, and how you felt regarding this situation. If you dream of being the source of discrimination, it may represent a situation in which you’ve felt guilty, or a fear of not acting properly.

Interpretation is relative

This interpretation is just a suggestion based on general cultural and psychological significance. Don’t take this as absolute truth. Your dreams are linked to your experiences and memories, so we can’t tell you what your dreams mean exactly. Instead, use this as a base to start a reflection and find your own interpretations.

Dream trends

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Questions to ask yourself

To interpret your dreams properly, you should ask yourself the following questions.


When was the last time this element appeared in your waking life? In which context?

Dreams often incorporate recent elements of our waking life. If you’ve seen this element in a movie recently, for instance, it may explain the presence of this element in your dream.


What does this element represent for you? Could it be a metaphor for something else?

During dreams, your mind makes a lot of associations between concepts. An animal may represent a person, a person may represent a period of your life, etc... Think outside the box; what could this element represent?


What emotions does this make you feel? Did you feel those emotions in your dream?

Were you surprised to feel unexpected love or anger towards this element? Think about why you may have felt those emotions.

Related elements

What else was inside your dream?

Think about the other elements of your dream and their relation with this specific element. Then, you can start this process again with these other elements.