My mother is Turkish, my father Pakistani. I have absolutely no Anglo-European blood in me. I am relatively light-skinned, but I am neither ethnically or phenotypically white… 1,204 more words
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I have been white for 22 years and 4 months and I’m not sure if I’m supposed to hate myself for that or be grateful for it. 462 more words
Throughout the history of the west, white settlers encroached upon Native American lands, creating conflict. More often than not, there was minimal violence. Instead, the Natives went to the federal authorities, with whom they already had a treaty, and asked for the Powers That Be in Washington, D.C. 1,186 more words
Here is a video we found about growing up and looking different. This family gives advice about allowing children to have the space they need to understand their own identity.
And here I am again writing about something which I had no real intention to write about but circumstance seemed to necessitate otherwise.
My original post this week wasn’t going to be about race. 922 more words