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I Am Creole

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    Only A Small Part

    About a day ago, I was editing my profile here and EP stated that I must choose my heritage. I don't really understand how it matters, but I thought "Oh well, I'll do it." So, I found the area and was just going to choose 100% African American, but it made me feel guilty because...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F Feb 1, 2012

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    I Love To Cook Creole Food

    I was born, and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Both my parents were too, and there parents. I am a survivor of hurricane Katrina. I was relocated to Houston, Texas which i love, and adore. Texas has been good to my family. It's been 7 years, and i have settled in well here...
    chontell chontell 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    Love It

    i think creole people are some of the most BEAUTIFUL people ever!!! hello Beyonce!! (she's creole on her mom's side) lots of people have tried to figure out what my family is/what i am i'm creole i have French, Native American, African American and Spanish descent; ALL of my...
    Juicy09 Juicy09 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    French Creole Huh?

    Well all my life people have been asking that question..."What are you"? I always said I'm black but I never felt that was entirely true so I finally got up enough guts to ask my daddy today on fathers day lol. Daddy what are we? He said French Creole from his dads side and added...
    Twytwy Twytwy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    I Am So Proud to Be

    Creole.  I have such a real mix of heritages...It makes me feel like a citizen of the world.  I love being in different countries and being mistaken for a native...I love looking like I could be this, or maybe that, or maybe the other thing...and yet... But: Looking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Creole Social Networking Site!

    Found this Creole social networking site a few minutes ago and it said it only had five members so join it up and support your people... http://creolesocialnetwork.net/creole/
    JaiLiz JaiLiz 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2010

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    I'm Up In Here Too! Criolla Or Crayola? Please? I Am From L.a. You Know?

    Can't I be counted? I earned being called North African and Black Indian and my dad gave me a New Orleans Saints sticker. I can be counted right? Just rhetorical, don't answer. OKAY so I can be counted. Sheesh.
    Yewah85 Yewah85 31-35, F Jul 29, 2012

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    I Am A 14 Year Old Creole Male And Am Proud Of It!!

    I am fourteen and both my mother and my father are 100% creole, however, my father joined the military, and that proffesion requires constant movement, so i was born in tennesee, but my roots and heart are in louisiana. I am very proud to be Creole, from foods like boudin and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    It has always been funny to me how

    when I'm questioned about my ethnicity my go to response is I'm Black, just Black, even though my bloodline is a little more diverse than that. I guess it's because many people have a problem with the idea of Black people and I don't agree with people trying to pull all sort of...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M 2 Responses May 19, 2014

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    My Story?

    It took me years to figure out who I am, where my parents came from, why do my family has many different shades of color, and why we are different from a countryside family? My great grandfathers on my mother side where both consider creole, lived and raised in Louisiana: New...
    LafayetteFrancis LafayetteFrancis 18-21, M Jul 21, 2013

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    Traditional American Creole slave songs (singer

    Mattiwilda Dobbs, pianist Stig Westerberg) 1).''Lizette, To Quitté la Plaine'' (Lizette, My Dearest One) 2).''Michieu Banjo'' (Mr. Banjo)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses May 16, 2014

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    Chere Mo Lemme Toi

    This is a Creole folksong, popular both in New Orleans and Haiti roughly translates to "Dear I love you so, dear I love you so with all my heart..." (sung by Andrée Lescot)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 5 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Craving Some Real Creole Food

    man right now im away from my family and the person i miss the most is my papa .... and im missing his cooking and missing some craw fish and a warm bowl of gumbo ahhh its so bad it woke me up..
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    1. Solitude for reflection, meditation and recharging my batteries.2. Sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean, with a box of Grasshopper cookies and a thermos of strong black coffee.3...
    singstothewind singstothewind 46-50, F Feb 15

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    I'm missing a very special beautiful EP friend. I'm not sure where she is now,I only know when she comes back,I'll smile much brighter again.This one is for you my creole girl..
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Feb 19

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    So far I speak English, Arabic, German, Swahili, Afrikaans, Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, and some Hindi. Chinese, Japanese, Finnish, and Greek are the next ones on the list. If...
    ImperialGoddess76 ImperialGoddess76 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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