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I Am a Minority

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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 1 Response Jul 9, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Yeah, but I'm not talking on a black to white

    ratio. I'm taking about the one female who could beat everybody at Mario Kart ratio!
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 days ago

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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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    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    The Oh-So Wonderful and Usual Things That Happen For People Of Color: - You get followed at the supermarket or clothing store. Don't worry! They're making sure you don't steal...
    EbonyChild EbonyChild 18-21, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I go to a HBCU so I'm a minority amongst minorities. I like it. I am glad I made this decision.
    NativeBoxerGirl NativeBoxerGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    My sister of Color, newly Appointed, Attorney General of my beloved Country.. The Land of Immigrant, where Rules and Law still Exist and a Single Voice can be heard on this land...
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    Why teenagers like me, can't control their temper. For the past few days, i've been scolding my classmate and ignoring my family. I also sometime would be staring into space and...
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 3 Responses May 2

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    I embrace this. I am tired of being told I have to work at certain hours and get up at a certain time because that's what's socially acceptable. If other people don't get the magic...
    animamia animamia 31-35, F 6 Responses May 5

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    Stigma I really don't get stigma. It makes no sense to me. When I learnt about racism at school in first grade, I was like "That makes no sense. It'd be like if you treated people...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I can't believe that the Tories (or the Conservative party) have won again. They have been in power since 2010. Since then, they have made a lot of cuts to the NHS (our national...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Oh if I could list all the reasons why. Actually, I could probably list them all but I would be left sitting on my butt for far too long. This part of the Story comes from a...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 2 Responses May 10

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    Even though I have run into quite a few fakes and perverts during my nine months on EP, I have still not given up the hope of getting in touch with real spanking parents here! I...
    Susanna3 Susanna3 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    Even though I have run into quite a few fakes and perverts during my nine months on EP, I have still not given up the hope of getting in touch with real spanking parents here! I...
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    Most people are pigs that just don;t care about anyone but themselves . . . especially when they rent or use public areas. . . Would you smirr crap over the seat on your toilet at...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 1 Response May 16

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    I hate the terms person of color and minority. It's disrespectful. I don't want to be grouped together with all other groups of people and it erases my identity. I wish these...
    lajan lajan 18-21 5 Responses May 16

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    What Is Rastafarianism? Who Was Bob Marley? by Wayne Jackson Display cc default img “What is the religion called Rastafarianism, and how is such related to the Jamaican...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 18

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    People really don't like it when you speak your mind and don't apologize for it. Apparently I have ego problems lol Er no, I'm just HONEST! If only the minority respect me and not...
    IndividualityRocks IndividualityRocks 31-35, M 3 Responses May 18

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    Alright so I have come across several experiences or questions where people were either asking for help, or perhaps feeling so down which led to then posting stuff like "planning...
    starrywinter starrywinter 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    I'm always the minority. People criticizing me just for not believing in their beliefs forced on them by their parents. They think I'm the ignorant one, and all I can do is laugh...
    ThatOneN3rd ThatOneN3rd 16-17, M May 19

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    Among creatures born into chaos, a majority will imagine an order, a minority will question the order, and the rest will be pronounced insane. ~Robert Brault,
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 2 Responses May 21

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    Why is there a greater concern for a unborn fetus, than for the thousands and thousands of children without a home, going hungry, no family, no one to love them, no sense of hope...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 18 Responses May 21

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    so I hear that Christians are so judgmental from all my friends and people I'm around, they don't know I'm christian so they say stuff like that and I politely just kinda challenge...
    skythuss skythuss 18-21, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like the over 30 crowd is a minority on EP? It feels like there are a whole lot of teens on here. Am I wrong?
    EvieE53 EvieE53 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is from Huffington Post which I sometimes read through Yahoo News links. --------------------------------------- I had lunch recently with a new friend. In the midst of our...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I recently ended a brief relationship with a young girl. That was my problem, I dated a girl when I needed a woman. Need is not really the word I should be using but for now it...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not want her, or...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 3 days ago

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