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I Am a Minority

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    I am a minority in my town.

    My little small town is 98% white and 2% anything else. I'm african-american so i feel uncomfortable wherever i go. At school there's a few other black people and they all stick together, some of them date interracially. I've had racist conflicts at my school being called the N...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    White girl in a town completely filled with

    Mexicans. In elementary school I was avoided because I'm white. Some people still do.
    cuteshyginger cuteshyginger 16-17, F Jul 9

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    White American Girl

    It's not very often that a white American girl gets to be a minority, but now I am living in a small Indian village where I am the only white person. Everyone stares at me a lot and they make lots of white person comments and stereotypes, but I think it is so fun! Haha I've...
    emstem emstem 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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