Is it normal for an 8 year old to be racist?

The child says things that she doesn't fully understand, etc. She hears it's "bad" for her older relatives to date and marry people of other races. At some point, other adults have talked to her about it. The girl thought it was wrong to be friends with peers of other cultures way before this. I... show more The child says things that she doesn't fully understand, etc. She hears it's "bad" for her older relatives to date and marry people of other races. At some point, other adults have talked to her about it. The girl thought it was wrong to be friends with peers of other cultures way before this. I know there's a lot of stuff on the media, but most children this young aren't "against" certain groups of people. This particular child even "promised" herself to never marry another race when she's grown! She thinks bad things will happen if she does, etc.
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