Tag: #ethnicity

PRO WHAT: CAN YOU BE FOR YOUR GROUP AND BE WITH ANOTHER

“Righteous outside your group.” proud from the outside I have heard from various people that you cannot be pro your ethnic group and marry from the outside. And for the longest I have been trying to figure out what that means. Because living in…

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN: HOW DOES THE MOTHER LAND VIEW US HERE USING THE TERM

“Same color different culture.” from there here we are I have always wondered what do Africans think of the term African Americans. Because that term describing Black people in America is actually a young term that was coined not as early as the 1980’s….

MINORITY SELECTION: WHO WILL BE THE NEXT MINORITY PRESIDENT

“Whose next?” 2020 and beyond The presidential election run of Barack Obama left a door open for the next president either Black or any other ethnic group. But the question still stands, who next? Because in my opinion, there will be a White female…

IDENTITY: THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CULTURAL IDENTITY

“A name, a religion, an identity.” ┬áso so important In a world where social and political strife has been erupting lately, what is the significance of having an identity on a ethnic level mean to you? Because I can speak for my myself coming…

OH, HE’S BLACK: THE OBJECTION TO DATING BLACK MEN

“Why they object.” I read a recent post on Instagram where a statement was made regarding model Ashley Graham. She is currently married to a Black male and stated that at first members of her family were apprehensive. See, if you haven’t already guessed…

BLACK AND PROUD: THE DIFFICULTY IN “BEING BLACK” WHILE BEING BLACK.

“Do you ever feel like it’s hard being you?” “Oh, it’s too Black!” “You don’t act Black!” These are a couple of the phrases I’ve heard in my life regarding to my ethnicity. Trying to stay true to yourself is difficult when you are…

WHO AM I: THE IMPORTANCE OF IDENTITY

“Does where you come from matter?” I have heard my whole life regarding heritage as a African American to forget about it. You’re an American, who cares about the past. And that makes sense if not for other groups of people holding on to…