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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    Here in MN I am a minority within a minority.

    The may purity of Latinos here are Central Americans (Mexican) I am Caribbean. Although, we speak the same language our cultural differences are great. I must assimilate with the Midwestern passive aggressiveness and everyone confusing me with something I am not. Come on now ! I...
    zukivan zukivan 36-40, F Jul 13

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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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    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Random Thoughts Woke up around 3 am and thought about a lot of random things. Life in general. First off let me start off by saying that I am a young black man who considers...
    Bach13 Bach13 26-30, M Jul 7

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    Everything is too political, and radicalised, you can't just live your life! Too many people have an axe to grind. They seem to think they can swing the majority around on their...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I honestly am...... i am sick of all the drama that comes with women, all their oversensitiveness to the 'truth' all the up and down with their moods all their different signals...
    EternalOptomist31 EternalOptomist31 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm thinking of going vegetarian. Mainly for health reasons and for cleaner, easier cooking. I have no intention of going vegan, so I will include eggs and dairy in my diet. I do...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Filipinos are like the mexicans of the asian world. What are you if you're mexican AND filipino like me? Double minority'd 😁
    OctaviusRex OctaviusRex 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    January 2008 Blackhawk Partners LLC is a private "family office" that is in the business of originating, structuring and acting as equity investor in management-led buyouts...
    ziadabdelnour ziadabdelnour 51-55, M Jul 4

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    Somewhere In Illinois There Is A Village Missing An Idiot It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F Jul 4

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    I'm very, very liberal. And I'm thinking that maybe I want to leave the US and live in another country if money will allow one day. The US is way too conservative for me. Also...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I have always felt that I experience more emotional pain than others, but I used to think of this as a character flaw rather than an inborn trait. When I was in middle school, I...
    kaylie2323 kaylie2323 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    We NEED Diversity, cuz Representation DOES MATTER!! I just don't know why the media can't see that. Well, actually I do know; they really don't care. But I LOVE seeing little...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F Jul 7

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    Gang stalked in Long Beach. Single minority woman,Moved into lovely place. White guy moved in years later next to me. Something kept bugging me about him )listen to your instincts...
    purpleappleeater purpleappleeater 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    this photo is so meaningful to me I had to share it. for over a year now I have greatly let the effects our Earth experiences affect me everyday, and yes I may be in sort of a...
    camryntressa camryntressa 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Found this test interesting as I've always been more of a tomboy S.A.G.E. Test Results Your Raw Score is: 435, which indicates that overall you are Androgynous Your appearance...
    crochet4fun crochet4fun 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    "So save me from who I'm supposed to be Don't wanna be a victim of authority I'll always be a part of the minority Save me from who I'm supposed to be So tell me, tell me, tell me...
    GBulldog47 GBulldog47 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jul 12

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    Let’s be real here. Being stalked can be either fun or scary. It’s fun because you might feel like a celeb, and it’s scary when you might like “OMG who-is-this-person...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I can remember when I was in elementary school, my dad would joke around and say to me "you don't need to tell anyone you're Muslim; it's our secret" and I would listen. I thought...
    awesomedude347 awesomedude347 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I entered university when I was 17. I missed my family, but also enjoyed the great freedom of the late 1960s – my mother was strict, and was not afraid to use the stick to make...
    Lucia9 Lucia9 61-65, F 9 Responses Jul 17

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    I work on various human rights issues and modern slavery is one of them. Unfortunately, I have noticed a disturbing trend among many politicians, even in the United Nations, to...
    DouglasUK DouglasUK 56-60, M Jul 19

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    I hate politicians. I'm not a member of a minority. I am a French citizen, not a French women of Irish and Spanish extraction, or a Roman Catholic! I don't want any state...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I think that being a female minority born to a teenage mother already left a weird first impression on the world. But I didn't stop there. I kept going. I'm an atheist. A feminist...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I'm 15 years old, and I can't deal with my dad anymore. He's old enough to be my grandpa, he's cranky, and he's a bigot. He thinks he's ******* Jesus. Anyone who is gay, black...
    markdougherty123 markdougherty123 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Like the real love, the one until death. What happens to him ? My grand parents and a lot of elders I know I know are still together after all that time spend. (But I know also...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My father voluntarily signed away his rights when I was 11&my sister 9 after his no good jailbird *** landed us in foster care. Actually he didn't have much of a choice, because he...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The definition of Occult is from the Latin word occultus, meaning "clandestine", "hidden", "secret". I would postulate that most people today who hear that word find it...
    TheAlterEgoThatIsMe TheAlterEgoThatIsMe 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    This message is to all the radical man hating feminists who go on the Internet to trash and mock the male gender. It is obvious from what you're writing to your 100% blind to what...
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    Does anyone else feel like some days they don't have BPD? You go through a stint of feeling almost ok? Almost normal? Of course it isn't true, but you can pass it off in public? Or...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    we are minority and if you are darker complexion. forget it. its like i would have to be lucky to find a guy that would like a darkskin female, with no assets in this society.
    horridlife horridlife 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    All my life I have lived in fear of social rejection. My family immigrated to the U.S. when I was 6 and I could not speak a word of English. I was sent to live with my aunt who...
    MNRR MNRR 36-40 1 Response 1 day ago

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