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I Don't Care What Color My Friends Are

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    All of my black friends are my family.

    ..so I have a lot of brothers. :)
    Shireene92 Shireene92 13-15, F Apr 25

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    You know what I hate most about society today?

    Categorizing African Americans into lightskin, darkskin, brownskin. Like why??? We're still black. Skin color doesn't base your personality towards others. Saying lightskins are cocky, selfish, slow texters. That's a ******* stereotype. Well I guess lightskins are basically...
    Antonice Antonice 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    The girl in the bed I feel myself floating I

    look down below The girl in the bed Is someone I know It took a few seconds Before I could see The girl in the bed I realize is me I’m lying there still Looking asleep My parents beside me Sit there and weep I mouth words of comfort I shout I’m alright Willing my body To put...
    sworrall1 sworrall1 46-50, F Jun 7

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    I don't care what color my friends are

    but I wish I had a more diverse group. It's just so hard nowadays to meet people and make friends. I feel so much older than everyone. I also don't work anymore so when I was younger that's where I met the majority of my friends at. I miss being besties with my coworkers and...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    As I explained in previous posts,

    race doesn't matter to me. My friends are fairly diverse. Whether they are Caucasian, black, Hispanic/Latino, Indian American, or any other ethnicity, I simply have friends who happen to be of different ethnicities. What matters is whether or not a group of people share common...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M Dec 16, 2013

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    The colour of the skin does not define the

    person, their action, response, words do. I have met lovely people from all over the world who open their heart to me. Brazilian, Indian, Chinese,Taiwanese, British, Australian, Malaysian, African... Definitely the personality,attitude and open-mind counts.
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F 4 Responses May 21

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    Better Things To Worry About.

    What color your friends are doesn't matter. I don't see why people base their friendships off of color. It should be character. I guess I'm one of the growing number of people that finally see this. I just hope that in time this continues to be the trend. We have more things to...
    CRD1983 CRD1983 26-30, M 7 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    I think it is pretty sad

    when we cling to old stereotypes and judge people by race/color. The fear of someone different than us is petty, weak, and unhealthy. And a lot of times that is what the hate or judgement is based on, fear. Bigots and racists are really just scared little ********, or at the...
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Why would it matter what color one's friends

    are? I'm open to friendship with anyone who wants to be a friend.
    zincthink zincthink 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Truthfully

    I'm of white black and Indian descendant. However because both of my parents are mixed with black, I consider myself black. But because of my fair skin tone, people argue over me calling myself black--specifically my friends. I wish no one cared and just accepted the way things...
    cupcake365 cupcake365 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Comment On Racism

    The thing with racism is that its a slow thing to get rid of, it will never be gone completely but each generation has less of it which is a good thing of course. Here in Australia we have racism not so much against the colour of skin but rather towards a certain culture of...
    SometimesCoherent SometimesCoherent 18-21, F Sep 28, 2011

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    Why would i care? Color doesn't make the

    man/woman.. personality does!
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I don't care what you look like

    or who you Are as long as your honest and friendly
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    marksmind marksmind 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I Taught My Mom Something!!!

    I am mexican american.  I grew up in a very prejudice home.  In most of my cousins  homes, we had mexican moms with white dads.  Not all, but most.  I'll never forget the time that my little brother brought home a little black friend from school...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 18 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    Who could discriminate?

    Who could limit themselves? Everyone is welcome.
    ChizzyVanGogh ChizzyVanGogh 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 7

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    My group of friends is quite colorful.

    I don't care Fight me bruh
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Apr 16

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    I never have cared. I was raised with parents

    who travel a lot. We have spent time in Ghane, South Africa, India, and in Asia. My best friends in my life are a rainbow of cultures. Racism has a color too. Colorism has a color too That color is ignorance. Anyone who can disclude my friends or ppl different than...
    Tasha15Girl Tasha15Girl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm sorry but I care what race my friends are.

    Sue me. I don't want to hang with those purple *************. They're always mean to me. They think they're so cool because they're purple. Well guess what. I'm blue. I was an extra in both Avatar AND the Smurfs. They can never take that away from me. Ever.
    teenstudent546 teenstudent546 16-17, M 1 Response May 6

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    in my land many people think

    that been born in a special season is a major fact to the skin tone ; for example , i born in spring ,the season that the sun light is the most powerful and giving energy , it makes my skin like the farms of wheat ... " gold-tone and another example is like somebody born in...
    farhad1993 farhad1993 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 19

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    you could be green with rainbow polka dots

    and id still be your friend
    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I have many friends that are white,

    black, Asian, Latino, Mexican, and others. In fact, I am in an active interracial relationship and marriage with biracial children. My black husband shares me with other black men in our circle of friends on weekends.
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    Every single one of my friends are.

    ....... Drumroll .............. Human beings. TA-DA
    say81 say81 51-55, M Feb 6

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    tiffynicolee tiffynicolee 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I really love my group of friends.

    We're all different races and it makes it so much more interesting. There's three Aussies, one Filipino, one Papua New Guinean, two Indians, and one South African (myself). What makes it even better is that we all get on well and connect with each other. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2013

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    They're all perfect in their own ways.

    ..Colour does not change any of that...
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Unless they are red with anger,

    green with envy, or blue with cold, or something like that. Then I will certainly care.
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Rebecca321 Rebecca321 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I hate that this is 2014 (soon to be 2015

    before you know it) and people still discriminate. I for one enjoy people, especially those outside my ethnicity. I like everyone, Australians, Indians, Japanese, Mexicans, etc. I could never limit myself to associating with only a few specific groups.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    My best friend was black

    and I find black guys very sexy. Haha :P Seriously, racists are stupid. Don't listen them. ;)
    WhatDontKillYou WhatDontKillYou 13-15, F Feb 14

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    Skin color shouldn't matter.

    The only important color from a human is their aura.
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Friendship Is Blind

    The friends we have are an extension of who we are in life. Much like the eccentricities that embodies our unique souls, so are our precious friends.  Many of us are lucky enough to have many friends that; when combined, exudes a rainbow circle!  To judge a friend or potential...
    Cryssy1980 Cryssy1980 31-35, F 15 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    "Hey you're going to the movies with me right?

    " my best friend asked. "Of course, it's the only fun thing I have planed for this weekend." I respond. "Well, ummmm, a lot of my black friends are going too..." he says shyly. I pause, laugh and say, "You're black you know, if I had a problem you wouldn't be my best friend."
    lostfollower lostfollower 13-15, F Apr 21

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    The Colors Of Life...

    Imagine you are creating a painting......a masterpiece. Could you achieve it using only one color?
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 4 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    Happiness is taking picture in school

    😂😂 School of hospitality❤️
    Callmesexychan Callmesexychan 16-17, F May 9

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    I Want Your Friendship, I Don't Care What Color Your Skin Is.

    Growing up as a kid i remember always hanging out with kids from different backgrounds, ethnicity & religions. I never saw differences, i just saw my friends. I always have. As a woman and a mother i want to teach my son the same. It shouldn't matter if the person is Caucasian...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    RrTrueAllMe RrTrueAllMe 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    DrFreddy DrFreddy 46-50, M Apr 12

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    It Doesn'T Matter

    I always remember being colorblind when it came to choosing my friends. It truly doesn't matter what color your friends are as long as they are true friends. There for you no matter what. My two closest friends are white and Indian, judge the personality not the looks!
    jTat jTat 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    webalias3 webalias3 41-45, M 4 Responses May 12

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    I am a solid believer in livening our fellow

    man. But I have such a program about African American people. I love them, now I don't know about reverse racism but if I see a African American person we are automatically best friends in my mind. I grew up as an air force brat. And each year when we moved my best friend...
    flexforchange flexforchange 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I just don't care any more, I am exhausted in caring what other people think if me.... I have spent calf my life pleasing people...they want me to be this way and not that way...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Our beliefs are the only thing we as people can really have as our own. I don't care if you're atheist, christian, Buddhist, Muslim, gay pride, supremacist, shovanist, feminist...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Aug 14

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    Today I was talking with one of my EP friends about how a guy on here ignored me for no apparent reason. No matter what I tried to say to him, he wouldn't respond.. I don't believe...
    Tazzu Tazzu 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Most girls my age want to fit in with everyone but I don't really care if I do. All of my friends say I'm neutral because I don't have a care if you like me or not.
    No1ne No1ne 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Other girls are into make up shopping and nails while im into wearing snap backs backwards and tanks sometimes i like playing video games but thats just me (sorry for my ugly ness...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Everyone i know pretty much allways goes " what r u wearing!!" Or like "dont dance in public youre crazy" but whatever 😄✌️
    ep1093 ep1093 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Once you stop caring what others think of you, you take a huge step to what is called freedom.
    3dogmatt 3dogmatt 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    It matters not what others think, it matters what I know.
    3dogmatt 3dogmatt 36-40, M Aug 19

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    I wasn't put on this earth to please you, I was put here to make a difference.
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 4 days ago

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