I wrote this six word memoir because I think a lot of people assume that I am just one race or ethnicity rather than someone who has ancestry in a lot of other places than just being white. I think that it is something a lot of people get wrong about me. I believe that […]
R.E.A.L. Talk, High Tech Middle Media Arts, 7th Grade Trailblazer I wrote this six word memoir because people should know that no one should assume someone else’s ethnicity. I also wrote this six word memoir because most people that I encounter think of my ´race´ and tend to assume what ´race´ I am and sometimes […]
USA. I am an artist I am a reader I am a writer I am a friend I am a sister I am a daughter I am more than my race.
Lisa Latten, Richmond Heights, OH. I am more than African American. I am tired of being passed over for positions that I more than qualified to hold. I am tired of working twice as hard to prove my worth when my white counterparts who are less qualified laugh.
Latonya Sampson, Los Angeles, CA. I am so much more than what your eyes can see on the outside.
Josephine Kim, Cambridge, MA. When it comes to race, we need our eyes to hear and our ears to see.
Gregory Kennedy New Orleans, LA
Justin Pineiro Muncie, IN
Shawna Gilbert Eugene, OR University of Oregon
Jordyn Schara Madison, WI I am Polish. I am Irish. I am German. My ancestors were immigrants in the early 1900’s. We were masons and farmers and hard working, loving people. We were urban pioneers and revolutionaries and strong and resilient. When you look at me, you see “white”. I wish you would look deeper. […]
Krislyn Real Beaverton, OR When I was younger race was something to be proud of. I grew up in central California where the Latin-American population is rather high. I was surrounded by my culture. I loved the man who would drive down the street and stop to sell you conchas and tamales – the strawberry […]
Becki Holt Lehi, UT I have a rich ancestry that I am proud to claim even though I’m just categorized as ‘white’.