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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 Jul 9

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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 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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    I'm originally from San Diego, CA where minorities are the majority, but I've moved to Portland, OR where I am experiencing quite the culture shock. There are little to no...
    TrulyJane TrulyJane 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    As much as I'd love to have a girlfriend, it's difficult to find someone that I'm compatible with :/ I'd say I'm fairly modest compared to the average teen and girls that like...
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Some kids at school thinks it's ok to be racist as long as it's to white people. I live in city where Hispanics are the majority and some of them think they're so much better than...
    d6410 d6410 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I met Sway Calloway in Birmingham Friday. He was here for The Toyota Green Initiative and spoke to young minority professionals and youth in our community. Super nice and really...
    forbidden67 forbidden67 46-50, F Oct 28

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    I used to think that there was no racism in places that I know because I'd never seen it but recently I've realised that I probably don't see it because I'm not part of a minority...
    FaerieWonder FaerieWonder 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    As a college student, one of my teachers requires reports concerning various sociopolitical issues. Most of those issues pertained to minority rights, and we're completely...
    leesalee1290 leesalee1290 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    1.) Pontificating 2.) Pretentious 3.) Minority
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response Nov 3

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    Because, obviously, for some of us the far less lucky/more accursed minority, the 'enjoy these years which are the best of your life' carp does not hold true at all. not one...
    Tomtarin Tomtarin 18-21 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I support pre 1965 laws,because as a native born minority I think the nation was diverse enough without importing the troubles of failed 3rd world nations. Diversity was already...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M Nov 7

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    America could learn from Russia. Putin is a much better leader than O'Dumbo. Putin's speech - SHORTEST SPEECH EVER. On August 04, 2013, Vladimir Putin, the Russian president...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M 3 Responses Nov 8

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    Intolerance, bigotry and racism are all signs of low intelligence and this entire thread is nothing more than a festival of hate. As an educated white Australian from a privileged...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 9

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    "When I get a college brochure, the first thing I do is look for racial diversity. If I don't see a few minority faces in the pictures, I toss it aside, because who wants to go to...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 15 Responses Nov 9

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    For me the worst part about being an HSP is my need for downtime. When you pick up on so many details and process them so deeply, your body requires extra time to rest to recover...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Balance is not an assumed risk.Balance has many definitions that all require equilibrium.The definition of balance is not a concept nor is balance a risk.Motorcyclists need to be...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I love the fact that religious people are a minority here in Sweden c:
    scias scias 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I note that many people on EP post threads supporting social nudism. And here I was thinking it was just me!I live nude whenever and wherever legally possible. It would appear that...
    MelbourneSteve MelbourneSteve 56-60, M Nov 15

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    What I don't like are disaster films. I haven't seen one good disaster movie in a long time. 2012, Pompeii, Tornado, The Day After Tomorrow were terrible. Even some with aliens...
    ThusWroteZarathustra ThusWroteZarathustra 22-25, M a week ago

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    I believe the whole "Merry Xmas vs. Happy Holidays" thing is much ado about nothing. I don't identify as an atheist, I'm more on the deist side. But, of course, I don't believe in...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    DRUG WARRIOR MITCH McCONNELL TIED TO MILLIONS IN COCAINE Source: The Nation Magazine via The Young Turks, November 17, 2014 Before the 'Ping May', a rusty cargo vessel, could...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am not sure what to think about this - The other day someone told me that they don't understand The Hunger Games movies. I said, "The minority run the world and the majority...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    So apparently bookstores in many regions are shutting down due to books on line, but I prefer paper books. Am I in the minority? It's much easier to read without having to use a...
    lujocin lujocin 31-35, F 19 Responses 2 days ago

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    This was not written by me but I think it's worth a share: What I witnessed via social media last night made my heart hurt. I’m not sure I could’ve handled even being in a city...
    TheTonesss TheTonesss 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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