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Racial Awareness at CHS – Prajakta Ranade

Racial Awareness at CHS - Prajakta Ranade

February 17, 2017

Q: What ethnicity are you? A:  I am Indian. Q: How did your ethnicity affect the way you grew up? A: My dad, when he first moved here from India, went to the University of Tennessee. There were basically no Indian people there. A lot of people there called him the ‘n’ word because they tho...

Racial Awareness at CHS – Jeremy Whited

Racial Awareness at CHS - Jeremy Whited

Jenn Zaratan

February 17, 2017

Q: What ethnicity are you? A: I’m half Vietnamese and half white. Q: Did you ever notice any differences in the way people treated you because of your race? A: Yeah, so within my family, my relatives try to treat everyone the same way, but I was treated a little differently because I’m half wh...

Racial Awareness At CHS – Ishan Sharma

Racial Awareness At CHS - Ishan Sharma

Caroline Gee

February 17, 2017

Q: What ethnicity are you? A: I am Indian. My mom is from this bustling city called Goribor that’s in North India, and my dad is from a very poor village in India. It’s a bit below the poverty line; they live in mud huts. It’s called Kolhukhor. Q: Did you notice racial issues as a child? A:...

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