People of Color Young Friends Minute

During a retreat for people of color and their families preceding this year’s Friends General Conference Gathering, four young Friends aging from 15 to 18 wrote a minute answering the question “What is it like to be someone of color in everyday life?” We discussed that we are viewed differently as a person of color, but we understand that other people are raised differently, come from a different culture and background. As European descents, they perceive us with stereotypes before they comprehend our personality and characteristics. As a result, they put us in boxes because they misjudge us.🔒

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