What are you? White? or Italian?

Trewartha_Kinney_Terri_8711Terri,
Chicago, IL.

Um…neither –
Really. That is the first question asked by someone who had just met me.
Really? That’s the first question you ask me?
We really need to stop defining each other by one or two word descriptions and take a few moments to get to know each other beyond the generalizations and stereotypes. I’m a whole lot more than can be described in one or two words.

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  • barry irving

    …there is a history behind those terms. White is a false name for Race that does not represent one monolithic group. It is color caste and implies Superiority by color association. Italian is a Nationality and / or ethnicity.

 

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