Tag: #ethnicity

MARRYING IN THE CULTURE

MAKING MOM AND DAD PROUD When you belong to a culture that is strong, a lot of people tend to want that culture to continue. So once it becomes time to date, people have this in mind. And if they marry outside the culture,… Continue Reading “MARRYING IN THE CULTURE”

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… Continue Reading “PRO WHAT: CAN YOU BE FOR YOUR GROUP AND BE WITH ANOTHER”

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.… Continue Reading “AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN: HOW DOES THE MOTHER LAND VIEW US HERE USING THE TERM”

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… Continue Reading “MINORITY SELECTION: WHO WILL BE THE NEXT MINORITY PRESIDENT”

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… Continue Reading “IDENTITY: THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CULTURAL IDENTITY”

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… Continue Reading “OH, HE’S BLACK: THE OBJECTION TO DATING BLACK MEN”

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

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… Continue Reading “WHO AM I: THE IMPORTANCE OF IDENTITY”