When Lacey Schwartz was accepted to Georgetown University, the school saw her photo and passed her name along to the black student association. The organization contacted her. The only issue: Schwartz had grown up in a Jewish household in Woodstock New York, and had always — despite occasional questions about the source of her brown skin and curly hair — identified as white. View On WordPress.
I thought she was anything but Black.
See, that’s what the app is perfect for.
This would be really useful for part of my final uni assignment! Thanks :. How is mixing races out of existence not race hatred? Race mixing is race hatred not because of the feelings or intentions of the individuals involved, but because the very act of race mixing itself inevitably mixes races and entire racial lines out of existence. Race mixing destroys diversity. Bio-diversity on this planet is beautiful, why does it need to be destroyed? My experience will be different to yours or to people you might know. The joy I get from being as Asian is amazing because when I was a kid I so desperately wished that I looked more like my White relatives, light hair, blue or green eyes and a high a nose bridge. I wanted to look like the other kids in my class because that European standard of Beauty was widely accepted and is still accepted as beautiful. Hopefully I will see you in my next post.
#beauty #identity #pride
And because of this i hated who i was for a very long time and rejected my culture until i was in high school. I always felt like I fell in the middle, but never had a real place. Which backgrounds do you embrace the most? All of them. I try to intermingle all of my backgrounds proudly, and now Japanese, since my daughter is half. Either that or I got picked on for people not figuring out my ethnicity. Do you feel that being mixed has its benefits? Soooo many genetic possibilities. Plus, we mixed girls gotta stick together.
Do you think she was happy to do this? Do you think it felt good to have to spend the rest of her life in a lie, married to a bigot, to worry so much about the sun, her makeup, her secret? To raise a daughter knowing she was also missing a huge part of herself?