You've done absolutely nothing wrong in bringing this up, so please don't apologize. Thank you for trying to advocate for positive change. It's everyone's responsibility, regardless of color, gender, or nationality.
Some of the negative responses you got on this thread are absolutely beneath the standard of conduct for DEV.
Please keep speaking up for diversity and inclusion! Next time you get attacked like this, don't hesitate to click the three little dots (...) and both Hide Comment and Report Abuse. You have the right to keep conversations on your articles healthy and inclusive...and that means you have the right to be intolerant of intolerance.
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