Jeff Marks, Mountain View, CA. I have been hearing about the importance of “seeing race” a lot lately. What does this mean for my life? It can’t mean I should TRY to categorize people, should it? I often meet people that don’t easily fit in a standard racial category. For me, I will take it […]
Yamuna Manju, Mountain View, CA.
Marie Recine, Mountain View, CA. When I’m with Latinos, people think I’m Mexican. When I’m with whites, people think I’m white or mixed. When I’m alone people have no idea. When I carry an Korean baby, people look down their noses. I’ve been by people that my English is “actually pretty good.” I’ve been told […]
Arthur Matos, Mountain View, CA.
Benjamin Macedo, Mountain View, CA. Racism is largly due to the lack of trust amongst people. This feeling unfortunately tends to be distributed through media by presenting the negative relationships which encourage prejudice behavior.
Cristian Amaya Mountain View, CA Most of the time people in general assume I’m Mexican because of my brownish skin color and because i speak Spanish. I never get offended by it because Mexico is a great country, but I fell is somewhat stereotypical that people assume you’re from there just because of your appearance. […]
Ravit Ortiz Mountain View, CA Our 6 year old daughter is trying to find her way with culture and beliefs that feels best for her. I was raised by my Jewish Afghani mother (who is came out when she was 40) and my father who is Moroccan (Was Jewish, now Atheist) . My husband was […]
Cecillia Wong Mountain View, CA Even though I just got off the phone with my parents in another language, there’s no need to slowly emphasize your words. In fact, I’m pretty sure that my English is much better than yours.
Richard Coccaro PhD. Clinical Psychologist Mountain View, CA I am first generation Italian. As a boy my father told me, “What a man has in his heart, is all that counts.” I have conducted racial healing groups and we explored our prejudices. It is important to know our prejudices so that we can prevent our […]