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I Am Race Conscious

For those who are aware of race and its social, political, and economic impact 6 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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    ^^^^^ Pic Above^^^^^^ Are you ******* kidding me? "black people's attitude"?!? "born playing the race card"?!? No I'm not black but I find this totally out of line. She (as well as...
    NotSoStrongSuperman NotSoStrongSuperman 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    So, I am Native American and where I live there are plenty of them. Many of my friends are hispanic and to them, my race is a joke. I constantly hear how Native Americans are...
    anonn93 anonn93 18-21 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Okay, I don't see how its racist to want to date outside of your race. There are some people that would never date outside of their race. Does that make them racist? It seems...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I am an ex-cop with years of experience but have found that experience to reinforce the negative stereotypes regarding race. Then in my own life one on one race is seldom an...
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    There are times that I find complete comfort in being invisible. But I also like to be heard, when I speak. I stroll in a pool of people as a spectator but never the participant...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F a week ago

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    always have been conscious about my appearance. I feel that I have to look as close to perfect as possible or I'll be embarrassed to step out of the house. I don't feel comfortable...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Part Asian and Part Black. So blackanese i guess? People get confused over my race all the time and think i'm Egyptian.
    666LexiBabe666 666LexiBabe666 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 30

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    My dad is a former racer and he use his old nova as a car he had two now only has one and he let me drive it once
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Sep 4

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    I have been dating outside my race for over 30 years. I first started at age 13 with a black guy. I went to the junior and senior proms with black guys. I dated both black and...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I'm European on my moms side and Puerto Rican, Hawaiian and Filipino on my dad's side! I look super white and am naturally blonde, and my sister is brown with dark black hair...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't help it. Everyday in class all I can think about is if people are looking at me. I get anxiety just waiting to see if the teacher is gonna call on me. I hate it so much...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I’m Surrounded: Cleopatra and an amplifier, Manufactured in China; An opulence of blues and pinks; A cigar-box full of forgotten thinks. And Kierkegaard’s Works of Love...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Aug 21

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    I don't like deep fried foods, I hate fast food. I don't drink soda. I drive several bottles of water every day and I like tasty, nutritious home cooked meals and healthier take...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I used to be... Now I love it... I love the fact that it's different where I'm from because it gives me more opportunities to show it off... And being a bit of an exhibitionist...
    Bayous Bayous 26-30, M Sep 7

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    I have gotten a lot better but i still feel like every one is staring at me and I have anxiety attacks often where I shake really badly and cry. About six months ago my hatred...
    Iloveeverything12 Iloveeverything12 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    That feeling. Ugh. Yes :/
    fascisheanne fascisheanne 22-25, F Sep 8

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    Am I attractive? I'm not fishing for compliments, nor do I have a low self-esteem issue. I would just like to know your opinion. Thank you for your input💘💋
    OriginalAthena OriginalAthena 16-17, F 103 Responses a week ago

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    hey how do i look??????????????????????
    CURRYXBLAZE CURRYXBLAZE 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Unno i just saw someone post something on instagram and its just so true i wanted to say it here because i thought it was relevant.. "When someones self concious everyone tells...
    Karmalama Karmalama 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    music is everything. people say this constantly, however they are correct. A song exists for every situation, every feeling, but they are just far off enough to keep us feeling...
    stuckinchains stuckinchains 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I am Black( my dad) & Vietnamese(my mom) from South Vietnam. Born in the late 1960's. People would say I look more Philliphino. I am a unique individual person, in my own ways.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Bare Buns Fun Run, Issaquah Washington, in the 90's
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 61-65, M Aug 21

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    Hell yes!!! Dodge charger srt8 supercharged. Ain't nobody catching me
    MichaelOKBurns MichaelOKBurns 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I am half Jamaican, a quarter German and a quarter Armenian. People day I look Hispanic or Arab.
    PandaGirl17 PandaGirl17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I am Puertorican,Portuguese, and a little black ! My great grandpa came straight off the boat from Portugal and my mothers family is straight off the island. I love who I am.
    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Turkish&Greek&Bulgarian&Russian 👍 Mother's family from Bulgaria. Father's dad is Greek, mother Cherkess/Russian
    spacemonkeyea spacemonkeyea 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    I am half Japanese, part Latin, (Spanish, Mexican) Native American Indian, Portuguese, and French.
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Well, I have no clue what I'm suppose to be. My mom is Mexican and my father is Portuguese and Norwegian.
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F Sep 1

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    Half black and half Puerto Rican
    nixgreat nixgreat 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I am totally in love with this show!! The only problem is that I'm Canadian and I have no where to watch these shows. I've downloaded the first 2 seasons and most of the 3rd season...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M Sep 3

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    Not being racist but I prefer other Asians like me.. Maybe because we have similar ways of life and we understand each other's cultures and beliefs more. I tried dating an...
    Confusedami7 Confusedami7 22-25, F Sep 6

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    I am a white wife and mom and my husband is white too. I am shared by my husband with black male friends. I am now pregnant again and loving it. I am pregnant with triplets and...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I'm mixed with Aboriginal, Scottish and African.
    badgirl2266 badgirl2266 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    FUCCK NO!!! ! My husband of 14 years has got two of the half-breeds though! Their mother is a Black woman thankfully took the bastards back to the United States as toddlers. Part...
    MarinaDokar MarinaDokar 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I am part Jamaican, German, South African, English and Irish. I could not be more proud!
    femketje femketje 22-25 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    why is it that if a woman abuses a man everyone just laughs and calls him pathetic, yet if a man so much as slaps her no one even cares about the reason and automatically dogpile...
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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    http://youtu.be/KHRE10ZiYjM This video sparks soooo many different thoughts in my mind. Hits on religion, god, and lots more for me. The focus though, it seems to be about how if...
    mzwhat mzwhat 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ok here goes - I am re posting this on this topic and on the "I love god"? topic later on - due to the fact people only read stuff based on the -TITLE HEADING - hate me or like...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 8 Responses Sep 6

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    When it comes to the human race, we are still primitive. Many people would like to say we are an advanced civilization but we are far from being truly great. I say we are...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I confess I've vented here on Q&A on my old account because of a friend I had a crush on. He said that men like him doesn't find women who's 100% asian beautiful but only half...
    Quentine Quentine 22-25, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Flow: "What didn't kill me only made them sorry they didn't try harder." Chapter 2: Rite of Passage We suddenly found our self in a vast, dark room, strapped to a metal chair, and...
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    In a night like this night, I lie here watching the emptiness around me. Silent. Large. I watch the little amounts of light coming out of my curtains, scanning their way through...
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    Am tryn to make new friends in LOUI,am in Avondale/Raceland anyone near by?that wants to chill,am new here,let me know
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    My heart aches and grinds and burns every day that I think of you. It goes through each process one slow death row at a time. as though life has decided to punish me and dug your...
    A888888 A888888 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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