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“I Don’t See Color”. That’s Nice, Do You See Me?

It is a kind thing to say. There are typically no ill feelings coming from the speaker of these words. It means you do not define people by the color of their skin. Thank you, but please see me for who I am. Who I am can be conveyed in many ways. My character, myContinue reading ““I Don’t See Color”. That’s Nice, Do You See Me?”

Resolving My Childhood Identity Issues 25 Years Later: Welcome Halfie

By Jillian Lankford “What are you?” The words that have haunted me since the 6th grade. I am privileged to have attended a culturally diverse public elementary school in Detroit called the Foreign Language Immersion Cultural Studies School, or F.L.I.C.S for short. The school was comprised of three foreign language programs, Spanish, French and Japanese.Continue reading “Resolving My Childhood Identity Issues 25 Years Later: Welcome Halfie”