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I Am a Minority

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    I'm mexican and where I live there is literally

    only white and black people no Mexicans at all.
    Loverk3u Loverk3u 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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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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    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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    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 May 27

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    It has become apparent that I cannot stand pictures of myself. I do not understand, though I do appreciate selfies. The endless stream of them makes me wonder about vanity in today...
    4tires 4tires 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know it's a curious thing. No matter how stupid I think fundies are, I would never vote on a bill to restrict their rights to being religious. Notice how they chose to...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maybe I do have a problem, or maybe I don't. My concern is when it comes to small minority groups with very unique gene pool mixing with much larger gene pool you tend to loose the...
    waltergreen waltergreen 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Nationality: 1 "The status of belonging to a particular nation. "They changed their nationality and became Lebanese" synonyms:citizenship "What is your nationality?" distinctive...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Many people, especially ignorant people like my mom, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being...
    shymic shymic 18-21, F a week ago

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    You all know the film 'Forrest Gump', yes? a super, heartwarming story and a film everyone loves apparently? Guess what? I don't, I hated it. Too saccharine for my liking. I'm no...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    haha :) just the kind of group i need to boost my confidence. I'm so happy to read that there are men who like women with flat chests... I know we are a minority but I really like...
    Olesa Olesa 22-25, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    As I got older and started to learn more about myself, I came to the conclusion that I was just different from most of the people around me. The more I tried to fit into the...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm proud to have it. My councillor told me I '10x the women any bully will ever be' and I know that's a good thing. I'm a minority, one of a small percentage effected by this...
    Randompi Randompi 13-15, F Aug 20

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    You stupid mother fuc king Australians... you will never change. You keep resisting at all costs... to your detriment. Stop speaking the English language ... it is a very boring...
    tonino60 tonino60 51-55, M 7 Responses Aug 19

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    similar mindset to the minority is an engagement to falsified persona,sense of self is a divorce  from standards
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I love animals, but not in the house. I wasn't raised with them in the house, and I thought my Mom was cruel because she wouldn't let me keep my kitten, or puppy, whatever in my...
    JustLookinforlove JustLookinforlove 56-60, F Aug 16

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    I honestly don’t understand how someone can be so perfect, yet still have so many flaws that are easily spotted. Why is it that I am so attracted to this kind? My heart is just...
    BrokenAndUseless BrokenAndUseless 18-21, M Aug 15

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    10 years since the Cronulla riots , it's easy to be disgusted with the racist Australians but let's not forget it all started with the bashing of a junior volunteer lifeguard...
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    Here is another article from the archives of Christian Home: ROLE MODELS FOR BOYS The male supremacists are at it again. This time their target is single mothers. Their...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Don't mind me I'm just venting. I got up last night for some midnight snacks and turned on my computer to see what news was happening at that hour. I saw a story about a white...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I was watching the swimming competition. They interviewed this man and he had the best smile ever. Big and beautiful and sincere. It came from inside him. No polite social...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Brown people everywhere! I loved it. Me and my half Korean boyfriend at the time blended right in. It was so nice not to stand out as a minority for a change. We went in October a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11

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    Feel free to copy this and send it on to your legislator. We NEED to make our voices heard. The blind voting in concert with a certain party or skin color or sexual orientation...
    soloexistence soloexistence 46-50, M Aug 9

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    SOUTH WALES POLICE ARE FAILING THE PUBLIC: BRIDGEND POLICE GO INTO HIDING AND ATTEMPTS MADE BY WITNESSES TO WILLINGLY GIVE STATEMENTS OF WITNESSING POLICE OFFICER "DOBSON...
    bigboo2 bigboo2 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    When I was in high school I dated an African American girl,.. We liked each other a lot. Until her father found out and decided that he didn't want his daughter to date a white guy...
    Someone6687 Someone6687 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    To be through the vines of hatred, blood, hopelessness and much internal pain throughout my eight years as a human is enough to declare death. I know you all have your own fights...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8

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    I do, and really never find fault in them much. Have always thought they are the fairer of the two genders. Of course there's always the minority in my thought but that is usually...
    simplefunman simplefunman 36-40, M Aug 6

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    Why the **** do ppl feel the need to harshly bash the one individual who tells their honest opinion about girls who post their pics asking "I want to know if you think I'm pretty...
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    " All that city... You just couldn't see an end to it. The end! Please, could you show me where it ends? It was all very fine on that gangway and I was grand, too, in my overcoat...
    actuelly actuelly 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    It is a messed up society, the one I am living in. It is one where people with new bright ideas are fought like crazy and are considered to be Satan or something. It is because we...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    I have tried. Tried to change. I left my safety zones and attempted to pursue any attempt to save our salvage my social life but I feel it was for naught. the more years that pass...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    People worship money. Let me tell y'all something. According to the world, if you don't have (a) Money in your wallet, and (b) all the latest gimmicks companies are literally...
    Termanus Termanus 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Why do I hate U.S. Conservatism? There are so many reasons, but I will try to keep this brief and expand on it later. I'm not writing this from the perspective of a post modern...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    1. My name is Matthew. (good luck trying to get my last name) 2. I was born on September 1998. 3. I either want to be an actor, writer, musician, or physicist. 4. I want to play...
    mattinsula mattinsula 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    This is so what makes the site worth it sometimes. I love it when I enter a group like this too and I'm the minority male member. Hi there, My name is Dae. At least that's What I...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 31

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    Being able to appropriate a culture and make a profit off of it because it's "fashionable" or a "trend". Bindis, Native American headdresses, dreads, henna tattoos, "man buns...
    Slayoncee Slayoncee 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    American society has definitely grown decadent. We're not going to be able to sustain ourselves if we keep going the direction we've been going. Personal responsibility (as...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M Jul 30

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    I know all the whining about the flag has somewhat simmered down, but I would like to post a story about context. As a minority mutt, I would have been a slave under the...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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