Today, we’ve round up another compilation picture for you our lovely readers, All I Really Want To Do Is Spend My Life Travelling The World, in this daily quotes category, we also provide some title as i like it when a guy makes me feel like a woman and a little girl at the same time, don’t dwell on the negatives, optimism is key, when you’re angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness, when one door closes, another opens, i won’t settle for anything less than i deserve, and much other interesting stuf. All brand names and trademarks mentioned in this site are the property of their respective owners. A feature in National Geographic‘s October 125th anniversary issue looks at the changing face of America in an article by Lise Funderburg, with portraits of multiracial families by Martin Schoeller, that celebrates the beauty of multiracial diversity and shows the limitations around our current categories when talking about race.
In many ways race is about difference and how those differences are codified through language, categories, boxes, segmentation, and even the implicit sorting that goes on in our heads in terms of the way we label others and even ourselves. Appearance and identity are most certainly linked when it comes to racial categories, but there is another important ingredient in that stew: Experience. For three years now I have been collecting stories about race and cultural identity on the Race Card Project, and it has provided a window into society like no other I’ve ever experienced in more than three decades of working as a journalist. More amazing is how the exercise, over time, has opened a window for people to share much more than just their six words about who they are and what they are feeling.
The Pew study found that among newlyweds in 2010, 36 percent of Asian women married outside their race, compared with 17 percent of Asian men.
The six-word tales that have poured into the Race Card Project create a portal that allows us to dive beyond the surface into the deeply nuanced issues of racial ambiguity and cultural identity. There are also those who don various identities based on convenience, advantage, or comfort. Blue-eyed teenagers who grow outsize afros to win easy (or at least easier) acceptance on the basketball court.
Asians with Irish last names who delight at seeing the faces of potential employers when they show up for job interviews.
I’ve been in journalism long enough to know that people who are exceedingly happy with their lot in life are less likely to share their stories if given the chance. I think of the six words submitted by Phyllis Kedl, of Minneapolis, who could not be more proud of her multiethnic brood that includes fourteen grandkids, only five of whom are ethnically related to Phyllis and her husband. If you don’t know what I am talking about, think about the phrase “post-racial,” with its suggestion that we could take some kind of express elevator up to the top floor where the view was great, the air was clear, and no one would make you feel icky or uncomfortable.
In any case, Ali Berlinski says she uses prickly humor to talk about her eclectic upbringing. Navigating cultures is something that National Geographic and the Race Card Project have in common, and we want to include you in our journey to better understand the changing face of America. Michele Norris is a host and special correspondent for NPR and the curator of the Race Card Project. What I don’t understand is how someone can cry over what box to tick about their race, get over yourself.
I alwas thought for the longest time that I was purely black, as I knew superficially that both my mom and dad were black. I am glade that the census show that blacks are still marrying blacks but interacial marriages is on the rise .Men care less than women when it come to the race mixing it is rising with females to. As much as I like this piece, and I really do think that it along with The Race Card Project really hit the nail on its head when discussing how nuanced race is, I wish there was more emphasis on ethnic identification and how that in itself is a manifestation of race. I’ve been considered Rwandan (I am currently in Rwandan), Burundian (because I speak French), Congolese (again because I speak French), Ugandan (because I speak English in a non-Anglophone country), Kenyan, even French Guyanese (because I was black), Surinamese (because I spoke English and was black), Guyaneses (because I was a black anglophone), Brazilian, and last but not least Trinidadian. Like I said, I bring this up just to illustrate that it is not only people who are visibily racially ambiguous who feel the identity struggle. I am white meaning Scottish, Irish, German, American Indian…and other things I am sure.
Yet, people tend to think I’m Persian, or Lebanese, or Syrian, Middle Eastern in general. Here in the US people are like i am irish, i am cuban, i am jewish, i am strong black woman, i am puerto rican, i am white.
Race; each of the major divisions of mankind, each having distinct physical characteristics. I hate it when people say mixed is better, when you’re more likely to be fetishized and pushed away by your own culture(s), not to mention you experience racism from more than one race in different ways.
A great man, but we should never forget his descendants, one of whom was a successful businessman and did well during the US Civil War – Colonel John Wayles Jefferson.
My mother was an award winning Siberian husky, and my father was a flea bitten Labrador mix, I was adopted from a pound to a family who adores my mixes heritage.
My paternal grandmother was said to have really dark parents, both of whom were part Jewish and part African. The New York Times had an article some years back about doctors treating patients and subscribing medication based on race. My nine yrs old son is mix of Turkish ( Georgian, Russian, Turkish) and Italian (Jewish, Portugese, Italian) he has light skin but not fair and getting tanned very easy, has high cheek bones and slightly slant eyes but looks like a one line when he smiles :)) also tall for his age. I have brown skin, type 4 hair, and was born in America so automatically people will call me African-American though I in no way identify with or hold the same cultural values from any group of people belonging to one of the countries in Africa. In this celebration of life, love, music, and family, a young dreamer goes to the ends of the earth to prove his devotion and win the heart of his beloved. Filled with songs that you love presented in a way you have never heard before, this adventure takes an unlikely hero from this world to the next and back again.
During his epic journey, he must negotiate with all-powerful Gods, compete with the town’s greatest hero, protect his village, and in the process determine the fate of all the souls that have come and gone before. A book on every day of my life, the battle of being a middle child, love and life and losing a parent to cancer. I will write a story about my late mom and our memory so that I will never forget about her..
If I am to write a book, I would write about a young boy who loves to venture into events & concerts, discover tasty food & review on awesome movies in #NNPremiereScreening! If you were to write a book, the story would be my visitation of restaurant to hawkers stall foodie adventures that can be useful to anyone who loves food.
The story will be about the survivor of the plane crash (MH370) and the mysterious incident happened during the flight to make the whole plane disappear from the detection of radar. I will write a book about the importance of having a discrimination free society where everyone can live their dreams without barriers.
2) Come on, every one will eventually have an eternal-love fantasy once in their lifetime right? If I were to write a book, the story will be about a man who lives without any regrets in life, so that it will inspire people to pursue their dreams bravely! If I were to write a book, the story will be about myself traveling around the world searching for the best thing in life, happiness!
If I were to write a book, the story will be about a handicapped person who finds his confidence slowly through motivation from his peers and teachers! If I were to write a book, the story will be about a love story that know no boundaries, restrictions and limitations where in the end both of the lovers will live happily ever after!
If i were to write a book, i would write about a true love story which no one ever expected that the story is similar to everyone’s life. If I were to write a book,the story would be about the rich girl move to a small upscale town with her divorced mother.She falls in love with this mysterious boy and will soon revealed its secrets that the boy is psychotic who murders his parents in the middle of stormy night. If I’m going to write a book , the story will be based on tips to get Nuffnang advertorial , earnings and also on how to win a ticket to watch Nuffnang Premiere Screening ! If i were to write a book, what would the story be about my family, friend and my dream.All story about love and sweet memory with them.
If i write a book…the story must be about love, love, love and happy ending!Cause love story can make everyone read my book!
The story would be the story of my mom, the greatest person in the world, who had the hardtime giving me birth and raise me until now I am a mother. It should be a book with a lots of fantasies that can be taken as the inspirational for the real life..how?
If I were to write a book , it would be on my journey from childhood till today as I have encountered many near-death moments since small and it is indeed a miracle that I am standing on this EARTH with no fear of death.


If I were to write a book, the story would be about a small human girl who discovers that she has the ability to summon demons that could change the world she once lived in. If I’m to write a book, the story would be the combination of all great story from the whole world that smoothly linked to each other with different genres and characters! It will be a story of legendary beings fighting for their love even thought they have power to rule the world and the sacrifice of everything for the name of love that will live on everyone heart as the ultimate love ever existed in the world.
If I were to write a book, my story would be about me travelling around the world learning all about the different cultural, people, tradition & of course the food in different countries.
I would write a book on the mistakes I have done in the past and what I could have done to avoid them, so that those reading would not have to face the same as I do. If I wrote a book it would probably be about a cook who is secretly an assassin who is also secretly in love with his hot female maitre’d but is also incredibly allergic to her favorite moisturiser so much that just a touch will make him hurl. I will write about 1000 The Best Street Food from all over the world that must try before you die! It would be about the love of a man for his chipotle burrito and the woman who’d try anything to break them up as she loves him more than anyman can love a chipotle burrito. If you were to write a book, it would be the story of how I met my bf during our national service, how we kept our little crush for each other a secret, how we met again and got together after 10 years of lost contacts! I will collect real stories of how strangers meet and share a moment together, how they became the closest friend, how they fall in love, how they take the next step into marriage and become a family.
It will be a book about the destiny and fate that link everyone together to create a beautiful world which show everyone is a family promoting peace and togetherness. It would be a story about a 14 year old mad genius trying his best to fit into the society because he was just too smart for them. If I were to write a book, I will write a cooking book with dishes using only vegetables as ingredients. I will write a story about a woman who tries to help the world from the invention of alien.
If I were to write a book, the story would be a love story happened between 2 people from different countries met during vacation in Europe.
If I were to write a book, it would be story of how I started blogging and becomes freelance blogger doing what I love, mommy of two boys which conceived with only left fallopian tube. If i were to write a book, I will write princes & princesses thingy, doesn’t that trendy now? There is no room for that on those official census forms, but when a person picks up a writing instrument to choose which box they check, experience most certainly helps guide their hand. Mary’s City, Maryland, wrestled for years with what box to check when confronted with official forms. The submissions that arrive via snail mail, the Internet, and Twitter are often accompanied by comments, essays, pictures, and artwork. Pew also found that 26 percent of Hispanics married outside their race, compared with 9 percent of whites and 17 percent of blacks. Identity is not always a concrete concept but rather something that is situational, or shifting, based on time, place, growth, or circumstance.
Erica Shindler Fuller Briggs of North Charleston, South Carolina, is asked the question “What are you?” so often she has started charging people for the answer. In either case she has made her point, prompting those who seek information about her identity to ask themselves a question: Why is it important?
Those who have something to get off their chest are more likely to sidle up to the keyboard.
In matters of romance, I have also repeatedly heard the phrase that “the heart perhaps is the last frontier,” with the idea that a rainbow generation would lead us to a promised land where race was at least less prickly than it’s been in the past. We want to see and hear how you identify yourself in terms of culture, race, or even region. Please read the book Working Toward Whiteness – How America’s Immigrants Became White – The Strange Journey from Ellis Island to the Suburbs by David R. Check out the human genome project and genetic research which have scientifically proven that races do not exist.
Also, remember “whiteness,” like “race,” is a human invention created and perpetuated by society. I want to live and associate with my own tribe and have my children and grandchildren look like me as well as have them be self-sufficient, hard-working individuals that grow up with values and a sense of tradition. Homo sapien is one species (out of other homo groups now extinct) with varying geographical adaptations and even more cultural (group rules) variations. Despite that, I have more of the filipino features (I can get as tan as my mother, but if I don’t tan im very white, while my sister stays a pretty light shade even if she does tan) And also I have an asian nose.
Ninety-nine percent of the time, our outward physical appearance provides neither a benefit nor disadvantage in nature.
European Jews, Ashkenazi, are first and foremost European or white, so mixing that title in with nationalities and ethnicities is incorrect!
Notice how out of all the things I mentioned, no one ever seemed to consider the fact that I could possibly be American.
I wrestle with that every day of my life although I consider myself black, but my mixed heritage places me all over our global map. Also, some doctors also zoom in on certain afflictions that might affect black people ,but in the process miss the proper diagnosis.
The main character in the story travels the world to meet different people, explore new things and grow. It is about how aliens discover the Earth (Blue and Green sphere object) and came to help the humans to build those legend buildings like Pyramid in Eygpt, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and others around the Earth. And cherish each and every moment you have with your loved ones because you’ll never know when it will be your turn to leave the world. Each person have a different kind of love story and each story have it’s very own specialtiy. The story which differentiate between the meaning of love towards human and God and how they related toward the end. The villain strikes us precisely because we know what his characteristic will be, and we hate him already. I always think about happy stuffs because I want to leave good memories in my life forever. This book is not only focus on boy and girl relationship, but it’s going to cover all sort of relationship.
Simple…I just pursued people who read my book to dream big and make an effort to achieve it in reality…Every great dream begins with a dreamer!
We all know cats have 9 lives ; I believe I have many lives as GOD has spared me and revived me from death many times.
She ran away from home to get married with my grandfather, and now even she is an Alzheimer patient, her husband is the only person that she remembers, and she still have that sweet little girl smile when we mention him!
About how they overcome different kind of sickness and how heart aching it is when you know there’s only a few days left for you to survive.
I would write about I was get bullied during my high school and how I get up from that trauma till now, I almost become a doctor and I hope my story will inspire many girls out there.
She hope she will come back one day to these places where she used to call home and still have a recall of the memories. The story between me and my boyfirend is so complicated and dramatic like those story in movie. Everyone is unique that we have different personalities and perspectives in dealing problems and how we choose to live our life. I love to share about them especially when there’s special events and celebrations overseas. It will record the story of the people I have met where each of them will have their unique story from the day they meet me. There are colourful experience that i want to share with everyone about teacher’s world.


Be sure to check out out the rest of the All I Really Want To Do Is Spend My Life Travelling The World picture, and the full page gallery as well. She needs a bone marrow transplant but a shortage of African-American and multiracial donors has kept her waiting for two years, because matches rely on shared ancestry. But to understand race—and more specifically racial ambiguity—it helps to understand those whose lives are defined by it. And of the more than 30,000 submissions I have archived, a large percentage, in some way, touch upon multiracial experiences—most specifically marriage, parenting, and the questions of identity for the resulting offspring. At age 42, she’s developed a hard edge around the constant questioning of her identity over time, and for understandable reasons. Our diversity is the marvel of the world and represents one of our greatest strengths as a nation. But for a subject as historically and emotionally fraught as this, I am honored that anyone chooses to share their story and that the Race Card Project has become a forum where people can emote but also absorb a bit of life as lived by someone else.
But I have seen enough other stories come through the site to know that grandchildren have also had a way of melting away generational bias, or even fear of the unknown, and replacing it with love and pride and fierce protectiveness. So my sister usually just goes under the term white, but I usually have to say I’m mixed? The real issue with humans and their prejudices stems from ethnicity – the social traits that bind groups together. America is a country made of immigrants from all over the world, and everyone just wants to know where they fit in! I love it when people ask me where my family comes from and I go listing off everything I’ve ever learned of my family heritage. Each and every country she left her footprint at, she will write a chapter of it on her Tale of Travels. She will make them her bf, and then when you think everything is fine, she will start to get obsessed, kill them and preserve them in her ‘little black room’. Everyone are overwhelmed with fear and hatred except this girl who’s brave enough to approach and treat it with care until it’s fully recovered!
This book will be about the chemistry between me and my baby students for the past 5 years and still counting and determining.
It’s could be our relationship with our creator, parent, siblings, friends, neighbor, co-workers , stranger etc. It be an amazing read as it will show people to not take life for granted but to take life with purpose and appreciate life. The one that’s always there for you, the one that always does stupid things with you and the one who never leave you behind.
It would be full of badly drawn doodles that tell the story of Phylis who is madly in love with Stewart.
Two of the most dangerous creatures of their species and how they overcame their differences in looks and size and came together to terrorize humans who mock their pure love.
The story of my life might be a inspiration for somebody or keep it as a memory when I’m old maybe?
The story of my life might be a inspiration for somebody or keep it as a memory when I’m old maybe? I will write about beautiful princesses, with pretty clothes, met prince charming, but every love story have their own challenges and flaws, every pretty things will have another sides which might be not so pretty. To put that in context, one of out of every seven new marriages is among people of different racial backgrounds. But the six-word stories present a broad mosaic that informs us in these times and will serve as an amazing archive in the future as we try to understand the years when America was steaming toward a majority-minority status. Nina Boyd Krebs, whose book of the same title explores how people form diffuse cultural boundaries in the new Global Frontier. At one point, a shoe store manager assumed she was Hispanic and fussed at her for not knowing her own language.
It heralds progress but not without pain for those who live on the knife-edge of multiple cultures. To insist otherwise is to dismiss the observations, views, and experiences of the thousands of people who have shared their stories with me.
Differences in these [abstract] concepts can manifest as a simple slur all the way to genocide. What I don’t understand is why people keep referring to me and my children as looking Asian because my eyes are slightly almond shape. Jewish tribes of Asher and Levi, Russian Jew, Hungarian, Romanian, French, English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Norwegian, Choctaw, Cherokee and Iroquois. Us South Africans, should be a united country but still today you get a young generation that judges you because of your race. Including friendship , love and family story, how I deal with my innerself, how i see the world.
I hope this book will encourage more people to work as a teacher to educate our next generation for a better future undertaking.
I’am very conscious about this particular things as I realize that people nowadays tend to ignore they way they keep the harmonious relationship with people around them.
I prayed all kind of God in our house, there is Jesus, there is Buddha, there is Thai God, there is Hindus’ God, and a lot more. His last name speaks of his heritage but it is hard to easily slot him into a single category based on his outward appearance. That will become evident if you spend any time scrolling through the stories that my project, the Race Card, has received. Do you have siblings who identify themselves in different ways, even though your biracial background is the same?
People will find ANY characteristic to divide – when what we should be doing is uniting as the human race that we are all a part of. Combine those with his first wife, my grandmother, and then add more English and Scottish to it with some German and you get me. The story line of the book is create based on our daily life and experience of the writer itself. When he had to fill out those forms, sometimes he would check multiple boxes and let someone else figure out how to handle the confusion.
He grew up around kids of all races, and I had friends of different races, but it wasn’t a deliberate thing.
When I was in Greece they thought I was Greek, when in Hawaii they thought Hawaiian, in Mexico they think I’m Mexican. As Anglo-Saxons migrated from the German Angles and Saxon tribes west to the British Isles. Everyone is made up of the various people their families have married and produced children with over the entire history of this planet.
I did learn one thing the stats show even though white men do not marry black a lot but when they do it last the most than any other race they never talk about that race mix ,that when they do it last not so much with black men and white women are divorcing the most Asainsbmix race couples divorce a lot check the stats I did .
I have light tan skin (that can get really dark in the summer)long brown hair, brown almond shaped eyes with a slender muscular build.
I hope that I could tell the world about all the struggles, the blessings, the ups and downs of my life throughout that journey.
And unlike my six siblings (Maria, Jude, David, Michelle, and Elizabeth), I have the only identifiably Nigerian name (Oluseyi Segun), which has baffled many, even Americans, when I say that I am American. I love it because every race is beautiful and I wouldn’t change my melting pot blood for nothing. When the census forms changed, allowing individuals to choose more than one category, David Kung tore into the envelope, checked multiple boxes, and then sat down and cried.



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