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Unformatted text preview: really affect me. Some of the ways that I benefit from my racial identity include the fact that I have mental and physical health and academic success. I do not believe that I suffer or miss out at all because of my racial identity. There is no single Caucasian culture; the same as there is no single African American culture or no single Asian culture. The majority of people on television and in magazines are of Caucasian decent, the same as me, therefore I feel like I fit in more with my surroundings. I have always dressed in my own style, dome my hair in my own style, and even spoken in my own style. I have never tried to mimic the styles of other races. This is the reason, I believe, that I am comfortable with my racial identity....
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- Spring '08
- racial identity, Kelley Owens JOU