Tag: #ethnicpride

WE’RE ALL SOMETHING: HOW MUCH DOES ETHNICITY MATTER

  “Does it really matter.” my identity In a society like America where the population is so diverse, we all live in this country comprising of different ethnic groups. You would think a place that consist of so many different people we would understand…

THEY WILL KEEP IT GOING: HOW CULTURE CARRIES INTO THE NEXT GENERATION

“Teach them well.” pass it on to them When you are young, and come from certain cultural backgrounds, parents like to instill at an early age cultural awareness to children. An identity that have kept a group of people alive for a very long…

POST RACIAL: ARE WE REALLY AS RACIAL TODAY AS IN THE PAST

“How far are we now?” out the past In the recent years, we have found ourselves having the old topics of race relationships in America once again. With the introduction of our current President Donald J. Trump, people feel with his election came a…

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…

ETHNIC CONSCIOUSNESS: WHY HAS THERE BEEN A RISE IN RACIAL NATIONALISM IN AMERICA

“When the machine breaks down, we all break down.” The United States of America has always had to deal with an insurmountable level of racial tension. But now more than ever, the tension has risen. You have what is considered the far right, which…

POLITICAL ETHNIC CHOICES: DOES ETHNIC CHOICE MATTER IN MARRIAGE CHOICES

“Is love really color blind?” Recently on the morning radio talk show The Breakfast Club,┬ásocial activist and psychologist Umar Johnson was on talking to the hosts. He made a statement regarding interracial marriage that I thought was quite interesting. He stated that marriage is…