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I Am Race Conscious

For those who are aware of race and its social, political, and economic impact 7 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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    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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    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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    StarAngels StarAngels 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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