Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Racial Diversity and the True Colors of Life Essay -- Sociology Racism
racial Diversity - The True Colors of Life Think of the world as a box of draws. A box in which each subterfuge stands in its own designated space. Like these crayons, we each have different shades, tints, and intimately importantly, we all leave scotchs on our world when used. Some of us will leave a bold, vivid mark that so-and-so non be unnoticed. For others of us, our mark is soft and subtle. Alone, each crayon can only achieve so much in the expression it can make. The way we express ourselves is hold in to our own color that is made up of our customs, floriculture and experiences in life. It is not until we learn to mix our understandings, beliefs, our experiences, that a juvenile color and expression can be made by each one of us. If we do this, the part of possiblities for the box expands. Being a fresh human beings in a new world where all is overwhelming and completely foreign has presented its sh be of challenges. I have been faced with academic dem ands that I never experienced in my high school career. Socially, I have strived to find a step to the fore to fit in and find acceptance. The challenge I did not address meeting with appreciation, however, is the diversity I have encountered in my first semester of college. For this reason, I have been prompted to take note of the diversity on our campus and to write this canvas in an effort to emphasize its cruciality. A man stands in the pith of the quad preaching. In a voice filled with urgency and perspicacity he preaches his belief that Jesus Christ is his salvation and the worlds only truth. A young woman asks a panel of her peers, resentment and anger tremor in her voice, why she can not display her lesbian overcharge sticker on her car without glances of disgust... ...nd success and their place in the crayon box. I realize the importance of the diversity on our campus and have a gratitude I never new existed. Never before have I embraced meeting my peers with a desire to explore a new culture or discover something about myself never known before. The girl who expresses her sexuality, the man who preaches his faith and the hippies who bead their lives are all beneficial to each and every student who passes them in their rush to class. For the first time in our lives we are trying to find our true identity. We are faced with indecent situations and ideas we are presented with for the first time in our lives. We look at our peers judgments and are forced to make our own. Through those, we discover our true selves. After all, how does a purple crayon know he is purple until he has compared himself to a red?