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I AM: a Christian

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I am: a college student

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I Am: An African American

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Quote: Maya Angelou

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

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Should athletics reflect personality?

I am an athlete, does that mean I need to maintain the same social life as my teammates? I have always been heavily involved in sports and have found most of my friends through them. […]

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Quote: Martin Luther King Jr

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

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Women have to Constantly Prove Themselves

I am a white female.  I have always worked in male dominated fields. I use to be in the business of law enforcement. I dealt with a lot of sexism during my years of service […]

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I didn’t speak English

I am from Puerto Rico.  I moved here when I was 14 years old and I did not speak English yet.  In high school I only spoke Spanish and everyone treated me differently, they thought […]

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What do you hear most?

The graphic represents the words/phrases participants in a Safe Places workshop hear most to hurt, shame or marginalize LBGTQ individuals in their daily lives.

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Is being white and being privileged two inseparable characteristics?

I never thought I was privileged, in fact my family doesn’t believe that anyone should get anything they don’t work for. Even though my parents make enough money to send me and my four siblings […]

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I Am: an Athlete

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I Am: A White Male

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How do you usually respond when someone tells a racist or sexist joke?

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