I Don't Care What Color My Friends Are

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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
    13 Responses Oct 2, 2012
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 29, 2015
    walker1700 walker1700
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 19, 2015

    it's so nice to have different friends

    and get their unique percpective on things
    powerStorm powerStorm
    22-25, F
    Nov 20, 2015

    I don't care if they tattooed every inch of

    skin they have purple, as long as they are nice I will take them in as a friend
    Padresfan Padresfan
    16-17, M
    Aug 10, 2015

    Who could discriminate?

    Who could limit themselves? Everyone is welcome.
    ChizzyVanGogh ChizzyVanGogh
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 7, 2014

    At the end of the day people are people

    and people should be treated as people.
    ZingySpirit ZingySpirit
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2014
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 2
    Rebecca321 Rebecca321
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2014
    amazinghuh amazinghuh
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    Except when they're turning green.

    Then I'm making sure I'm out of trajectory and handing them a paper bag.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 18

    Open your eyes and take in everything

    that you see Look at all the colors, red, yellow, blue, and green We can take an airplane and fly across the globe Look down upon the colors, everyone come on, let's go Because Love, love, love, la la love La la love makes the world go 'round! Love, love, love, la la love La la...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 27, 2015
    buddyloveu2 buddyloveu2
    61-65
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    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, 2014

    What are we in the 1800's

    or something? I judge you by your personality not by something stupid like skin color.
    royrock3 royrock3
    22-25, M
    Aug 14, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 11, 2014

    I honestly don't care what color they are,

    it doesn't make a difference to me
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 11, 2015

    Skin color shouldn't matter.

    The only important color from a human is their aura.
    jenneruz jenneruz
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    Red, yellow, brown, green,

    white, tan, pink. It's all good!
    grower629 grower629
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    I enjoy all my friends.

    The more colorful we can be the more we can enjoy each other's company. I enjoy all nationalities, genders, races and any other differences we have.
    walker1700 walker1700
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015
    puggylovey puggylovey
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    I don't see you differently

    because you are a certain race. If your Mexican, cool. If you're from the Middle East, that's fine. As long as you have good morals, you can be my friend. If not, probably just stay acquaintances. I only surround myself with people who make me a better person.
    watermelonbliss watermelonbliss
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2014

    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
    6 Responses Dec 18, 2012

    There is a line in the movie "Free Enterprise"

    (a must see for Star Trek fans, by the way) that features Phil LaMarr's character sarcastically asking one of the leads, "Where are you other 'friends of color'?" My earliest school years were in a private school where the student population, while mostly white, was diverse...
    WellFrog WellFrog
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2015

    When you grow up in public housing you learn to

    get along. I was fortunate that my friends didn't care what color I was. Between the playground and Headstart school I met great friends who always stood by me. They were there for me when others didn't accept my race or religion. Thank you Mr. Tee, Tyrone, Sergy and Arif the...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 26

    So I have three best friends,

    and we are all very culturally different. They are Pakistani, Japanese, and Caucasian. And I'm Hispanic. It's just really amazing how well we get together despite our cultural (and skin pigment?) differences. We each have different beliefs, foods, and morals, but we are the best...
    Elijahsp4 Elijahsp4
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    when u talk to somone

    as in texting or even skyping whn u dont see them u can mayb recognizee an accent but do u care about a colour
    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    Black, white, green, yellow,

    purple, or rainbow, it's not the color of the skin but the content of the character that I judge. There is good in every race, and there is bad in every race. Don't like it? I don't care.
    pag089 pag089
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    i have friends all color i love people

    for them not the color when do we stop looking at color if you want to be my friend treat me like you want to be treated if i see a man i see the heart first i dont look at size shapes GOD made u and love us we are his flowers so he picks the best ever color size shape all
    lisaheavy lisaheavy
    51-55, F
    13 Responses Mar 31, 2015

    I dont really think race matters in how u

    should interact with people. I have friends that are black, asian, mixed, indian. Hell my girlfriend is half native american. If i actually cared about how people look and what their race is, than i would t be with the best gf in the world
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    I want more black friends

    because everyone I know is white and I feel like that is wrong and if you live in Colorado and you are black that is even better because we can hangout and I can have a real black friend
    KarliKatty KarliKatty
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Mar 13

    Actually I do if they start turning yellow,

    blue, green, etc. I know something medical needs to be addressed PRONTO.
    EHarber18 EHarber18
    18-21, M
    Feb 22

    I am very color blind

    when it comes to the color of my friends. Color means nothing to me. I am very friendly and would love to have more friends of any race.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    I saw a video on youtube

    and it disappointed me. People, each of whom was there, helped a white kid who suffered from child abuse, while people did not do anything to a black kid who suffered from child abuse too. This is seriously so unfair and upset me. Does color really matter? Does color matter...
    sunny11o sunny11o
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2015

    I have friends of almost all races,

    nationalities, and experiences. You can learn a lot about other people when every single person in your friend group doesn't just look like you, with the same life experiences as you. At the end of the day, the color of my friends really doesn't matter to me. If we get along...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    My aunt teaches a dance class

    and she's the only black person in the class , it's all kinds of nationalities in the class .. So as a goof I went and actually enjoyed myself and as a result I keep going and most of the ladies have kids my age , so it's a selling point I guess because most evenings they will...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl
    70+, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2015

    Friends are friends for what they are on the

    inside... who gives a **** what color they are.... friends are the ones who are always there for you when in need.... A big SHOUT to all my friends near and far....
    Boobeelicious Boobeelicious
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2015

    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
    5 Responses Jun 25, 2014

    "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
    16-17, F
    Apr 21, 2014

    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
    1 Response Feb 15, 2014

    You don't have to be white.

    I'm not technically white, myself. I'm Italian, so I'm Olive skinned. You can be any color, I don't mind. Color/race/religion/sexuality doesn't make a difference to me about who you are.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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