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I am Both, Not Just One.

Laura N. Weston, Baltimore, MD. About 80% of the time people assume (mostly men) I am Puerto Rican even though I am half Caucasian and half African American. I stress to everyone who thinks it is important enough to ask me what I am that I am Mixed or Biracial and I state with what. […]

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When I dream, we are one!

Booker Evans, Minot, ND. Essentially people are the same except for a few percent DNA….most differences and responses to those perceived differences are manufactured. Perhaps by ignorance and lack of insight into the human condition.

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One man. Indivisible. Black. Gay. American.

Alva Jones Jr. Greensboro, NC I’m a bit of a focal point of discrimination in this country. As a Black man I’m viewed as a threat. As a gay man I’m viewed as an abomination. These views have by no means been universal in my travels, but the reality of their existence is no less […]

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We’re all a minority of one.

Dan Rice Ames, IA As a 55 year old white guy in higher eduction I have been part of dozens of diversity awarness workshops. I teach and present on many subjects concerning diversity issues. After 2 dozen year of such activitiy i finally simply portray and live the fact we are all different – with […]

All it takes is one person.

Corey Davis San Antonio, TX I read through a lot of the post and had never planned to write anything myself, because what’s left to say. Then I read the Card “I feel uncomfortable with you here,” and that broke my heart, brought me to tears. A grown man, 44 years old, sitting at the […]

Justice, it’s a one word prayer

Anonymous Quoted from- “Justice” by Ziggy Marley Justice, people say, justice Justice, brother say, justice Judge me if I am weak Judge me if I am strong Judge my days and all life long They let the baby cry, let the mama cry And youths like I and I have to cry For justice, one, […]