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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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    Related Experiences

    For the last five years mum has been doin race for life, its a kinda race over 5km that ladies do (men can join in buh its mostly ladies) an its to raise money for cancer charities...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm Filipino and Irish. People usually think I'm 'just' Asian or Latina. Being mixed race is a very unique experience. I think spending part of my childhood in a region that was...
    wanderingfaery wanderingfaery 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Calling different ethnicities "races" implies that they are totally different species. White people are not a different species from black people, they are just two different forms...
    IDidntWantToSignUp IDidntWantToSignUp 18-21 1 Response Jul 7

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    Indian, black, dutch, malay, Lord knows what else. Boy, it has been a journey coming to terms with my race and looks, but you know what? Such superficial things do not define me...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 18

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    Hello! I love all races! I think girls from other races can be equally as attractive and equally as nice as girls from my race, if not better! I particularly like black girls!
    AntonyBoys AntonyBoys 18-21, M Jul 21

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    I think everyone feels self conscious at times whether you want to admit or not. Yes, I get self conscious sometimes, but it's because we live in a generation with so many judge...
    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M Jul 5

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    I have such a hard time accepting compliments. It's just crazy for me. It's confusing getting used to guys approaching me so often now. Today a guy came up to me and said that he...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I've always been self-conscious, esp about my butt. I have never taken pride in my plump 'bubble butt', prob because I've always been on the heavier side. But for me personally...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    You must understand, hatefulness of religion is not hatred if the people of that religion, not in the slightest. It's simply a strong dislike of the philosophy or acts committed in...
    SamJanowiak SamJanowiak 13-15, M Jul 1

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    I went to the town fair. It was a smorgasbord organs board organs board. I entered the corn shucking contest and also the corn eating contest. My gullet was boiling and I felt a...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F Jul 7

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    I am black and white and proud of it! ^_^ although funny story my birth certificate actually says I'm Caucasian because in Missouri they go by the race of the mother if the father...
    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I have been dating outside of my race for a couple of years now. I am pregnant by a black guy as well. I am having his twin biracial baby sons in a few days. I love interracial...
    lovechildreninside lovechildreninside 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    It's about love, or just communication and connection. Yes, your race, gender or age are part of who you are and what makes you interesting, but they are no barrier to connecting...
    magicriver magicriver 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "If everyone married someone of a different race then in one single generation there would be no prejudice" I don't care who you love. I know what I like. If youre a 54 year old...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    As I take on the challenge presented to me this day, I will do so with grace. I will walk with a smile. I will run with laughter. I will embrace the whelming as guiding energy...
    yellowroom yellowroom 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Its taking over me, im wearing more make-up to hide my flaws. I'm wearing bagging close all the time to hide my figure. I fail at diets because I comfort eat! I don't know how to...
    MelissaJayne16 MelissaJayne16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    … so should a male? :/
    everybodyclapyourhands everybodyclapyourhands 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I always wear sleeves to cover my arms because I haaaaate them! I live in LA and it's always warm and sunny and I'm the only one wearing sleeves all the time!
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    It is not giving up. It is knowing when you have hit the end....the brick wall. It is knowing that for now, you have done all you could. It is acknowledging when you need help. And...
    yellowroom yellowroom 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    im afraid people will think i am too clingy
    grottymuffin grottymuffin 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think people think I'm too uptight at times but I can't always be full on free spirit that has never gone well for me. I have to be the responsible one . I just don't wanna be...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    So i was walking back from the store and this asian lady that lives by my moms was leaving her house. And we look at each other for a minute and she says "you want bike?" So i walk...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    What's wrong with a little peace, love, and understanding???
    Smoray100 Smoray100 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    My moms is Hawaiian and my dad black
    dre07 dre07 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Well I've noticed this and I wanted to ask..... Why are some people aginst interracial couples?
    Citygirl06 Citygirl06 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Much of life's view is based on perspective, how you see things for me the bible just correlates...there is no part of God word that doesn't correlate and when you begin to...
    simsym simsym 22-25 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am black and white and neither.
    ideluca ideluca 26-30, M Jul 8

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    I'm a mixture of both Native american on both my mother and fathers side. I am obviously from african decent. My father is Louisiana creole. His mother is Native American And...
    LunarBeam LunarBeam 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I am mexican and filipino :D although i only know english and spanish. But yeah :D
    Lambertt Lambertt 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Hi all my ep friends, I have observed that there are so many wounded hearts in this world which scream to be heard. Stories of love which have failed to blossom for any reason...
    anuragch11 anuragch11 18-21, M Jul 14

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    The shaaade of it all! Favorite show to watch in the entire world
    iceismylife15 iceismylife15 13-15, M Jul 15

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    Mind could never stand up when love comes into sight, it needs to sit quietly tight and seek the lecture of heart .
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F Jul 15

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    Everyone wants to find love, fall in love and live happily after… but not everyone will let someone love them… they make it so hard to love… and it’s so hard for them to...
    joyevaa joyevaa 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Unsure-I was adopted to a Canadian couple who were Indian British and Scottish Kenyan. It was my sister they wanted to adopt,so my birth mother brought baby me up to Alberta from...
    IsaacofCalgary IsaacofCalgary 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    In Grade six, one of my teachers dressed up as a Chinese women for Halloween, it made me so mad. I mean, it wasn't an insulting costume or something, but some people just need to...
    theWonderingOne theWonderingOne 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    My name is Lily Thai and I could really use some help from other mixed people.I don't know what to do anymore.The therapy isn't helping and I just feel so alone.Im mainly Irish...
    Lilythai Lilythai 18-21 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been to countries where every one looks the same. Let me tell you , it is boring to no end. They are starving for something different. We are blessed to have each other in...
    DGwilliams DGwilliams 31-35, F Jul 19

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    Love never is wrong...true love.Now, a 75yo with a 30yo seems extreme to me.What do you think?
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I feel so bad about all this ****** up things happening in this world. We don't notice but this world is literally burning itself down. So many fights in so many countries, so many...
    maee96 maee96 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Just something about being on the track, going as fast as it will go. It's such a rush!
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M a week ago

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    I used to sneak out of the house every week while I was 14/15 to either work on cars or drive. I'd been to more crazy parties than I plan to go to in college.
    CuriousGe0rge CuriousGe0rge 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I like all kinds of women really. Blonds, brunettes and redheads, south american, south european and caucasian. But there is something special about Asian girls that make my head...
    Dansor Dansor 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Black and white like a penguin 😋 anyone else mixed like me?
    jadahdoll jadahdoll 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm Filipina, Taiwanese, and Spanish ✌️
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I wish I was actually mixed, lawl. Croatian and English heritage mainly, but I have some French and Spanish apparently, which sounds cool. I could use a tan, lol.
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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