Ryan Davis, Tacoma, WA.
Ryan Davis, Tacoma, WA.
Sharla Yeutsy Urbandale, IA I’m a white 73 year old grandmother of seven who has always lived in the midwest. I am grateful that I grew up in a family that judged people by the “content of their character” I rejoiced when we elected Barak Obama two times as our president and am so pained [...]
GERARDO O. SALINAS, CA Money controls everything. More powerful than race but has no value other than the one we give to it.
Kelli Kamel Seattle, WA
Jim O’Donnell Argyle, TX
Ana Molero-Pullin Lake Worth, FL I am originally from Venezuela. My husband is African-American. He always says he doesn’t know where he is from. Before we got married, he showed me an article that was called something like “how is like to be married with a black man in America” and I told him I [...]
Rebecca Chapel Hill, NC
Stephanie Schwartz Phoenix, AZ
Jacob Addington Fort Collins, CO The race issue is kept alive by statistics and surveys which constantly tell us that we humans fall into different groups, and by our own willingness to accept race as part of our identity. Is having pride in one’s own race any better than hatred for someone else’s, or is [...]
Lyria Howland Dallas, TX
Kathy Sisneros Submitted via Twitter: @sisneros623 #theracecardproject
Lloyd Knob San Francisco, CA
Phyllis Kedl Little Canada, MN Ours is a multi-ethnic family. We have fourteen grandkids, only five of whom are ethnically related to us. The rest? Two African American, three Hispanic and four Chinese. We are anything but vanilla, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Your project, Michele, may offer our country’s first — [...]
Jeff Case Redwood City, CA It really doesn’t matter if you’re Black, White, Asian, Hispanic…the first thing you notice about anyone is how they are different from you. That is human nature. What isn’t human nature is the stereotypes that accompany those perceptions. Those are absent in early childhood, but learned over the years, fueled [...]
Sharon Beck Iowa City, IA I love the line from the movie Temple Grandin; “Remember…different, not less.” I think this can apply to any group subjected to prejudice and discrimination <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/cpkN0JdXRpM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>
Kaniela Kelekolio Captain Cook, HI The legacy of slavery and, for much of history, the demographics of the USA have led to ‘white vs black’ being the central racial discussion. But as America grows more diverse and East and South Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic communities and white and black ethnic subgroups flourish, they challenge a [...]
James Bradshaw Franklin, TN Submitted via: NPR’s Talk of the Nation Two entries: 2) I don’t know, I like rainbows