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I Am Race Conscious

For those who are aware of race and its social, political, and economic impact 8 People

    Psychotherapy & Race

    Oh the pitfalls of race. Race always lingers just below the surface and for most this is an uncomfortable and even scary reality. In fact, many people in this country, namely those from the dominant culture, are in denial about it. And the new form of denial is called "color...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M Feb 23, 2011

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    God, Colorblind?

    I’ve heard people talk about colorblindness as if it is some noble characteristic or virtue that they have and that others should have. As though denial of cultural differences makes you liberal and tolerant. It doesnt. It makes you a jackass. I’ve even heard some people...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2011

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    All people of color matter.

    Humanity is not up for debate. There is no such thing as color blindness. Recognizing that people have different experiences based on their skin tone is important.
    Kaitowonder Kaitowonder 26-30, M May 5

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    I am okay. and I don't mean it in a dishonest way, or telling you want you want to hear so I don't need to explain myself. I am okay,happy and relaxed typing this. I have finally...
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    Codden Codden 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    sometimes, but not all the time, it just depends on my mood, I know I'm not near as self conscious as some ppl are, tho....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 day ago

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    It's my ****** up Ford.... Let me tell you the tale of a hot rod race, That happened out in a secluded place Where no one lives 'Cept cows and a few raccoons. I was drivin...
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    Does anyone less think one eye looks better than the other cus man, my right eye is lacking
    SamBerries SamBerries 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My mother is Native American and my father is French, Irish, and Italian.
    reaperthejack reaperthejack 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In my life, I have met many people and made many friends, had a few relationships including one marriage. I know that relationship/friendship of any kind can't always be perfect...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    African American & Puerto Rican 😋
    FloatyAquarius FloatyAquarius 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "Mixed race" is kind of a stupid term in my opinion, but it's a better descriptor than alot of other terms mono-raced people use to describe people like me. It's also less...
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    "Is it because I am black?" asks a dumb dumb ex I was with 2 years.. That really boils My blood!! White and Black are colors not people. That's what some people passed on from...
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    For real, something needs to be said. A vast majority of my generation is so corrupted. There is so much wrong, but I'll bring up one thing for now. Let's talk about 'racism' and...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    it sucks not being able to claim a bunch of cool things about my motherland or native language because i don't have enough of one to identify with...
    ForestNymphet ForestNymphet 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    hymn of nothingness oh i have serve feels like eternity to feel...joy and sadness illuminate my path with darkness and nothingness away from all this madness unite me with...
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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 23

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    My Fake Mother, in relevance to my other stories, told me that I was "talking loudly" in the room, but I did not really know. I was sick and did have the stomach virus, I ate...
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    Cessydesu Cessydesu 13-15, F Aug 15

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