Thomas Swinscoe Akron, OH I grew up in a time when being gay was even more of a challenge than it is today. As a white, male of English/German descent who was raised Christian, I have come to see my sexual identity as a gift. I believe much the insight and empathy I enjoy is […]
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Andrea Vonstein, Akron, OH. During high school, I was considered the whitest black girl because I got along with them so much.
Patricia, Akron, OH. White person: “we all walked out of Africa” Black person: “Some of us got (a) free ride”
Rachel P. Akron, OH If you never open your mind, how will you change? As a white person growing up in the Bible Belt, I was taught that any color other than white was inferior. I moved to a school in Dallas, where there were only 10 white students in a school of 800. I […]
Francisca Ugalde Akron, OH I have been living away from Chile for over 18 years, and here in Ohio for 15. I certainly don’t get treated negatively, but jokingly I am referred to as “South Mexican” since, who cares about what is further south than Mexico. The part that hurts, is when I visit “home” […]
Maryann Akron, OH Seems that when anyone tries to hide themselves they are wearing some type of hood.