Being Asked The Question ‘Where Are You From?’

Curiosity is often one of the main reasons one asks about a person’s ethnicity. ‘Where are you from?’ is one of the most common questions that many cultural minorities are asked. When I was younger, I would always respond with ‘I’m from Auckland.’ As I got older, I began to respond with ‘I’m from New … More Being Asked The Question ‘Where Are You From?’

I Am Tired Of Being Asked “Where Are You From?”

It is quite confronting when the very first question someone asks when you meet is “Where are you from?” and other times when it’s slipped into conversation it’s merely an innocent question out of curiosity. But, for the purpose of the article I have faced more often the question up front said to me, without … More I Am Tired Of Being Asked “Where Are You From?”