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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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    I am half African American on my mom's side and half Irish on my dad's. I have tan skin with long, curly, dark brown/red hair and brown eyes. I grew up around both sides of my...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 Responses Jul 30

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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 Jul 30

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    That is the best show ever I have seen every episode at least 3 times and I can name every teams placing from every season I also have an amazing race phone case
    TAR53 TAR53 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    The entire human race turns out to be some crappy performance art piece by the cosmic equivalent of an overly conceited art major.
    UltimateDespair UltimateDespair 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    White girls only...some asian too but I usually only date white girls...I can't see nyself dating my own race. The black girls where I'm from are all against white girls "taking...
    cmicsilvels cmicsilvels 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I am White Caucasian and all the white women I dated were, rude, cold, uncaring, conniving, nasty, and just plain horrible people. I am so glad I wised up and started going after...
    rumboltz7 rumboltz7 31-35, M Aug 13

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    I am so sick and tired to hear about this kid Michael Brown that got shot in Missouri town. Sick because these people play the race card when it's at most convenient and whenever...
    MichaelA2014 MichaelA2014 36-40, M Aug 16

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    im afraid people will think i am too clingy
    grottymuffin grottymuffin 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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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 Jul 30

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    I wish I didn't care so much about what other people think about me. It's too easy to get caught up in other people's opinions.
    Warren97 Warren97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I feel super weird when I eat in front of people. I feel like a klutz. I don't have this problem, when I am by myself or close family. I feel like I eat like a pig. When I look in...
    scarlet35holloway scarlet35holloway 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I was fainting but had no idea what was going on. My vision was starry and black and white, I had been holding onto the door frame saying I didn't feel well then just collapsed. I...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    How you look to yourself is different to how you look to other people. When you see yourself in a mirror, you see a reversed image of yourself. So I feel that I can never be sure...
    ReecyReemz ReecyReemz 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Black and white like a penguin 😋 anyone else mixed like me?
    jadahdoll jadahdoll 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 27

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    I'm Filipina, Taiwanese, and Spanish ✌️
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F Jul 28

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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 Jul 29

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    Until we near the ********* border. Then age better be a factor that bans love.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Even though I never get the chance to because my parents are always finding out about who I'm dating and ruin everything .
    jacedrew jacedrew 16-17, M Aug 2

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    Going to a racing school is so expensive. If I had the money I would persue it. I've maxed out every car I've ever had. The rush is le nun other.
    Infinit3 Infinit3 22-25, M Aug 2

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    I don't know what it is, but I am totally in love with Jinkx Monsoon.. and Sharon Needles.. but definitely, DEFINITELY Jinkx. I normally don't gush over other drag queens when they...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I dooooooooooooo. My favorite person on what show was adore :)
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 4

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    "Is it because I'm black?" "No...it's because I saw you shoplift and put the items into your bag." "YOURE A ******* RACIST PIG." "what"
    Anon1700 Anon1700 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm sick of everyone using a card. They treat me this way because of what I am. I'm better than this person, but no one takes me seriously because I have this problem or that...
    Xamad Xamad 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Black, White and Indo-Trinidadian. Nothings wrong with that!
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    male seeking partner can travel ,need some one to talk and more
    erf1968 erf1968 41-45, M Aug 7

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    I hate being told that I'm darker than a typical light skin person. It hurts. I thought I myself is light skin but it seems that I'm dark since everyone says I'm darker than a...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Most depressing thing ever
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    At the end of the day! Why the hell do we have female and male different nationalities, ethnicities, backgrounds colors, interests, dislikes, beliefs etc if we're not supposed to...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    My mom is white, dad is black. Well mom is born American to LEGAL Italian parents, who are now under attack. Another story for another day. I was raised that we're all the same. My...
    Cann84 Cann84 26-30 1 Response Aug 13

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    Half British and half Hispanic, weird mix. XD aha
    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I Half African American And Half White But I Wish I Wasn't Is That Weird?
    TheMistake TheMistake 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I am Filipino, Hispanic, and German. It's unique so I kinda like it I guess haha
    XSimplyXSuicideX XSimplyXSuicideX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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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 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 a week ago

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    Bare Buns Fun Run, Issaquah Washington, in the 90's
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    Believe it or not, some of you might not like this, but it's the truth. At one time we were all black. Heavy uh. What happen and how did we end up looking different from each other...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 6 days ago

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    Hell yes!!! Dodge charger srt8 supercharged. Ain't nobody catching me
    MichaelOKBurns MichaelOKBurns 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Im in the top one percent globally in a lot races at race central in forza horizons. Yet for some reason I rarely win while racing online. Then again I guess that's because I...
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    RAY PETERSON "Tell Laura I Love Her" Laura and Tommy were lovers He wanted to give her everything Flowers, presents, But most of all, a wedding ring He saw a sign for a stock...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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