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Anwatin Students Create “Race Card” Poem

May 18, 2012

Anwatin s.t.a.r.t. students participated in Michele Norris “Race Card” project (see:  They each wrote about race in six words, then created a poem with all their reflections:

The Race Card


Color.  How do you define it?

 Race: dominating color of our lives

Race, it’s not who you are

It’s who you are that’s important.


Race isn’t a problem, but blame…

Trayvon Martin, murdered by a racist

Try stopping racism because it’s bad

Don’t be racist to other races

Race.  A book hard to read


Diversity…different…color…justice…civil rights…tension

It’s difference, religion, skin and friendship

Race, hard to understand, easy to see


Be who you are—be yourself

Race is your origins, not DNA

Our race is beauty within us

Beautiful birds, wishing to fly together


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  1. May 18, 2012 4:45 pm

    This is downright beautiful!

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