As a person of mixed race I ask white people all the time what their mix is. So I don't think that it is an insult to ask someone what their ethnicity is. It helps everyone to see that most of us are mixed.
Race is still an issue and I think that it is incumbent upon other races to include people in their racial celebrations so that more people can experience what they have to offer. The sooner we can celebrate one another and our differences the sooner we will leave the negativity of racism behind us.
I took a trip to Costa Rica and I remember seeing people of all races mixing with one another with absolutely no judgement. Someone could be called negra or blancha but it was as a casual observation like saying someone had brown eyes or green eyes. When I asked our tourguide if people would be offended to be called negra he said no. We are all costa ricans and love one another. A person's skin color does not mean that someone is better or worse than someone else.
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