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I Am: Nigerian


Consequences can be grave

I was driving over the border from Canada into the United States (New York).  The immigration officer stopped me when he heard my accent. He started grilling me and said ‘”All you black people from […]


I AM: Different


Quote: Maya Angelou

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”


I Look Forward to the Day…

Participants of a Safe Places workshop at Salisbury University, designed to help people reduce the often hostile workplace environments in which LBGTQ navigate their daily lives, were asked to reflect on what they had learned […]


Quote: Cesar Chavez

“Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.”


Does being a male athlete make me less intelligent?

I have been discriminated against for being a male athlete. The basis of discrimination was that I am less intelligent and overall lazier that other people, including female athletes. This has affected my life in […]


Confederate Flag

  My son had a confederate flag on his bedroom wall when he was 15, does that mean I am a biggot?


Discriminated by Greyhound Driver

My daughters boyfriend, who plays football for Ark St, decided to surprise my daughter this weekend and came up from Jonesboro to Knoxville Thursday night and picked him up Fri morning from Greyhound here in […]


Simmering Conflicts

The relations between whites and people of color are often polite on the surface but with simmering conflicts waiting to erupt.


I AM: Hispanic


I AM: a Christian

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