Supporting Interracial Relationships

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Have you ever been walking down a street or shopping and you seen a couple of two different races? Or even a kid that looks like they’re not just one race and wonder what it is like to be in a interracial relationship or a child of two different races? There are many people in the world today who support interracial relationships. We are all human and it is only right that all races can love who they want no matter the race. I am a child of different races and I am attracted to people outside of my races, and not only I but many other people are being looked down upon just because of their interests of people. Discrimination, segregation, and racism is still present in the world today even though there are laws that said there should be…show more content…
These children find it difficult to find their place in society and are pressured to pick a single race to identify with but sometimes, neither races would accept them just because they’re not full of the race. For example, one of my classmates are multiple races and back in her hometown, they were racist towards her because she wasn 't just one race and her “friends” would make racist jokes towards her, you know just trying to be funny meanwhile it was hurting her feelings. That type of discrimination affects the children because when they receive racism, it is most likely that they are going to turn out to be just as racist because since they experienced racism, they 're most likely going to be racist towards the race that were racist towards them. Also, children will mimic what they see, so if they see people being racist towards each other they are going to act just like that. Lorde encourages people to speak out and take action to change the social conditions of our lives. The children are depending on us to teach them right from wrong and hopefully they act on it in a positive way. So if we speak out on this issue, the children might just end up being open-minded and thoughtful when it comes to love and race. “I am standing here as a black lesbian poet, and the meaning of all that waits upon the fact that I am still alive, and might not have been.” (Lorde,”The…show more content…
When you are raised in only one culture/group, it 's easy to fall in the trap of believing that it 's somehow superior to all other cultures. Believing so makes your world smaller and less interesting. When your spouse comes from a different ethnic/cultural groups, it exposes you to a completely new world , which broadens your horizons and makes you a better person. Being in an interracial relationship exposes you to new things such as learning about another culture or religion, being exposed to new ways of thinking which can help you in the future, becoming stronger in what you believe, and also teaching other around you that the relationship is like any other, with challenges but worth it. Also, nowadays it’s kind of hard to find someone of one full race because of the popularity of mixed people. The world has become so diverse yet it is still so racist and full of
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