Trying to get by as a black man in this world.

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Like most black people, I was born guilty without the right to a fair trial. I was born black, so I have never experienced what it is like to be 100% free.

Sometimes it is difficult to know where to belong. Not just because I’ve grown up in many cultures but also because, as a black person, by forced necessity, I had to develop social perceptiveness to discern non-verbal communication from others. I am originally from Colombia, but have also lived in France and the US, where I live currently. …

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