Our honest, hidden thoughts on race captured in just 6 words
More than half a million people shared their experiences with the Race Card Project. Here's what they said.
He's my dad, not the gardener
Kelly Stuart-Johnson, Brooklyn, New York
Native Americans, America's invisible invisible invisible
Gene Tagaban, Ruston, Washington
With kids, I'm dad, alone... thug!
Mark Quarles, Pacific Grove, California
I'm ashamed for my ancestors' race
Lindsey Lovel Heidrich, Brooklyn, New York
I am not an exotic creature
Hana Peoples, Seattle, Washington
Black Boy. White world. Perpetually exhausted
Esayas Mehretab, Richmond, Virginia
Ashamed that accomplished minorities surprise me
Daniel Chaim Robbins, Seattle, Washington
White husband became Iranian September 11th
Maren Robinson, Chicago, Illinois
'You don't look Iranian!' I am.
Rom Barkhordar, Chicago, Illinois
Blackcican Spanish speaker didn't teach kids
Marisha Vandenberg, Riverside, California
We aren't all 'Strong Black Women'
Celeste Green, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
I wish he was a girl
Kristen Moorhead, Silver Spring, Maryland
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