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Interracial Relationships

Posted on August 2, 2009 at 1:41pm 1 Comment

Dating is essentially a relationship that two people share with one another. Throughout our lives we will meet people of many racial backgrounds and ethnicities. Growing up as an interracial Latina I have been fortunate enough to have many relationships with people of different backgrounds. One part of my family is African American and the other Hispanic (Mexican) and I could not imagine my life without either. Growing up I was never made to as if my race was an issue; because it wasn't. The… Continue

"Do the Right Thing"- How to become a better person everyday

Posted on April 9, 2009 at 1:33pm 1 Comment

Doing the right thing can bring a funny feeling inside. It starts as a sudden spark in the brain and ends with a generous action that creates a warm feeling inside. Doing the right thing doesn’t always have to be so critical. It can range from saving someone’s life to putting a smile on someone’s face. After all what goes around comes around! Here are some ways to do the right thing and become a better person: 1.

Smile- You’d be surprised how far a simple flash of the pearly whites… Continue

If Race were Erased

Posted on February 16, 2009 at 9:00am 2 Comments

I can't help but be overwhelmed by the exciting atmosphere in America today. I never thought I would see the day when a minority would become President of the United States of America. Many people feel that this is a triumph for Blacks, but I truly believe that this is a changing point in our entire generation. I am excited, not only our society, but for the societies of generations to come. Often times the word race is tacked onto stereotypical connotations. In past societies, race was the… Continue

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At 8:23pm on August 2, 2009, Alicia said…
Hi Vanessa, Welcome back. Hope you enjoyed your travels. Can't wait to hear more about it:)
At 6:11pm on April 21, 2009, Emma Perez said…
Hi Vanessa I hope you don't mine me bean your friend,if you want you can check out my website go to Emma Perez bye.
At 5:26pm on March 22, 2009, Katy said…
What is ur last name? just wondering?
At 11:47am on January 6, 2009, Alicia said…
Welcome!! Glad you were able to sign up. Happy New Year.




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