I don’t want to be hated.

Juliet Rose,
Banning, CA.

Hi, my name is Juliet, and I’m white. Well, white-passing. I’m 1/8th Filipino and I still don’t know if that even counts to the vast majority of people, all I know is my skin is white and people have actually used that against me before. I know white people have done a lot, even most of the wrongs done to minorities, and minorities have every right to be wary. I just find it really distressing to know there are people, wonderful people with fantastic personalities, that I will never get to be friends with because they genuinely hate or fear white people. I don’t have the right to say “it’s not fair” because I don’t understand the struggle of minorities. I just hope that, someday, this mess will all be over and I don’t have to worry about who I can and can’t talk to without making them nervous or angry.

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