Christina Curiel, Fallbrook, CA. In the early years of my life, I always saw myself as a very ‘lucky’ person. When I became older and learned about institutions, and methodology, and racial diversity, is when I learned that racism is indeed real, and still exists in this culture through conditioning as well as many other […]
Daniel, Charlotte, NC. I do not want to say what country I am from, because I want you all to guesstimate my ancestry? Where would you say I am from? What part of the world do my features reflect? Please explain your responses! Please share your thoughts with me. I am NOT from the U.S.A. […]
In fourth grade, I learned about racism and the problems we face today but then I still felt like I didn’t understand. To me a person was a person. Some people looked different but they were still people. However, I didn’t think that the problems were that bad. I ended up using some stereotypes myself. […]
Benito Camela, Dallas, TX. Why no calls for diversity in Africa, South America or Asia? Just Europe, and even countries with no significant history of colonialism.
Jasmine Honegan. Brazil. Growing up as one of 5 black families in an all white town in CT, ‘ I don’t see color’ was the go to phrase whenever anyone said anything controversial, racist, or condescending. I remember always feeling uncomfortable with the line, it was used as if the inability to see color made […]
Vladimir Cervantes Columbia South America