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Multiculturalism

My Cultural Background

Ethnicity Statement: I am an African American woman, which means my ethnicity is a blend of ***** culture *****nd Southern black American culture. What that means in reality is that growing up black in the South, my ***** caused problems, created differences, and caused me to question my own culture and ***** own identity. In addition, I am a blend of two cultures, and that heritage in important ***** me and to what my life stands for. Part of ***** wants to explore my black roots, and find out just when my family came from Africa and what their experience was. I know that at least some of ***** family were slaves, and this places a gre*****t weight on me. To overcome that heritage, I want ***** be the best I can be and make a n*****me for myself ***** my *****. I also ***** to feel I can fit in***** both cultures that surround me, and ***** is not always easy to do.

Practices: My family speaks English with a *****ern drawl! We enjoy many ***** the traditional Sou*****rn foods, like cornbread, greens, grits, and pork. My mother makes a big meal ***** the holidays that includes these things, because it is ***** we love to eat.

Expectations: My expectations of my ethnic*****y are that I should be the same as anyone else, and ***** color ***** my skin ***** ***** matter. However, it is a reality in society ***** my ***** color *****es matter, and because of that, I have *****s ***** ***** white Southern neighbors simply do not *****. ***** expectations ***** not meet realities when it comes to my ethnicity. I ***** have expectations that I should ***** be pulled between ***** cultures.

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