I Am Creole

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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
    5 Responses Apr 1, 2012

    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...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    22-25, F
    Feb 1, 2012

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses May 15, 2013
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 17, 2015

    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

    Creole is a mix of white

    and black in many instances. It is a fact! Life isn't simple and love is not colourblind.
    Dieudonneso Dieudonneso
    22-25, F
    Mar 16

    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
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity
    18-21, F
    Jan 23

    "Creole: a person of mixed European

    and black descent, especially in the Caribbean." Definition fits perfectly, though I am mostly European. Many, many Euro-Caribbean people are mixed with African, somewhere along the line.
    ThejaMT ThejaMT
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 22, 2015

    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)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 16, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response May 19, 2014
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