Labels

All my life, for as long as I can remember, I’ve always hated labels. Why are they necessary? Why do we use words to separate ourselves from one another, we are all humans after all. The use of labels to put down other’s culture is intolerable, why does it matter if a person is a different race? The number of racially intolerant people has me truly amused. I cannot comprehend why others put people down because of something they can’t change. The most pitiful excuse a typical racist “American” has to say is, “This is our America, we were here first.” However, this couldn’t be any farther from the truth. The Native Americans were here before us but nobody wants to talk about that. Their people are still living in poverty and have some of the highest suicide rates, and because of who? Us. I feel that this whole issue blew up just a few years ago. There is just so much hate in the world. We need to learn the definition of unity once again, we need to all come together, we all should be at peace with one another despite our differing opinions. Because after all, we only have each other. We are all human, don’t forget that.

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4 thoughts on “Labels

  1. I agree, people shouldn’t be put down because of what they look like. Race doesn’t tell you who a person is. And one very important thing to realize is that if one person of a certain race does something malicious then you shouldn’t assume all people who are of the same race are like that. Stereotypes as well. People don’t like when you assume…

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  2. Wow, this is a hard post to comment on, this is completely true and I feel like people don’t want to look at those black marks on our history. Standing up for this is a great thing to do a great job, keep doing what you’re doing!!!!

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