Rose McKenney Lakewood, WA I’m glad we’re finally acknowledging the number of multi-ethnic people in the US. Sadly people my age (50s) have been asked to choose one; yet I know several multi-ethnic people around my age. They lost a lot because they or their parents felt the need to choose one tradition or ethnicity.
Nick Lakewood, CO Personally, my experience with racism hasn’t been very bad, Growing up in this time period, my generation has come to accept the idea seeing someone for their character, instead of their appearance. In middle school, was called a couple names, but they weren’t necessarily directed towards my ethnicity, but towards my physical [...]
Keira Dodd Lakewood, OH My Italian grandmother came here in 1956 on the Andrea Doria, and my mother only knew one sentence of English (“I have to pee”) when she first went to school. She got called names and ostracized for her “otherness.” I remember that when I think of how different immigrant cultures are [...]
Erick Ruiz Lakewood, CA People sometimes, I guess mix Spanish with the term Mexican being a language. Besides I’m not Mexican, I’m Guatemalan, so I doubt I speak Mexican .
Gabriel Gonzalez Lakewood, CA After a constant label of being the root of the problem, I come to find: it is whom who labels is the root of the problem.
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Janice Seitz Lakewood, NY Submitted via: NPR’s Talk of the Nation This was an idiot with an itchy finger. Does the race card always have to be played.