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Many students in middle school face the challenges of fitting in with the social cliques or navigating social media. As a 14-year-old Indian American teen, I however faced another challenge — defending myself from microaggressions and insults about my race. If school curriculum incorporated Asian immigrants’ stories or events that helped form the Asian American community, teens would be more educated. Read on
Being Black in general is a huge part of who I am. Race is essential for African Americans as a way that we connect to one another, but living outside of the U.S, is a different story. Most people can’t imagine leaving their comfort zone which might be a state or city. I have the…

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