Essay on Diversity...What Is That?

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What is diversity? Diversity is when you have a group of different races and cultures come together in one setting. I think that diversity is something that everyone should be introduced to at some point of his or her life. Diversity is a concept that has played a very important role in my life, especially growing up in a community that wasn’t very diverse and switching to a community that school system embraced diversity to the fullest. By having diversity introduced into my life though out my high school years I was able to expect change as an good thing and realize that race is a physical trait and doesn’t make you who you are, delvop an new thought process and new views and I was able to comfortably interact with people different from …show more content…
What is diversity? Diversity is when you have a group of different races and cultures come together in one setting. I think that diversity is something that everyone should be introduced to at some point of his or her life. Diversity is a concept that has played a very important role in my life, especially growing up in a community that wasn’t very diverse and switching to a community that school system embraced diversity to the fullest. By having diversity introduced into my life though out my high school years I was able to expect change as an good thing and realize that race is a physical trait and doesn’t make you who you are, delvop an new thought process and new views and I was able to comfortably interact with people different from myself and make new friends. When I was growing up I spend a lot time with my family and the local kids that grew up on my street and I grew up in a small city that was mostly populated with African Americans or blacks; there was barely any whites or any other race. So in a sense you can say that that was all I knew growing up. Although we grew up doing a lot of different activities like dance and music lessons I was always surrounded with family and kids that were the same as me. When I was younger I remember seeing other kids that were different then me but I never spoke to them and in a sense kept my distance from them. From the time I started school and though out middle school I was in school with the people I knew even though there
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