What Kind of Black Are You?
Joel Leon.

I am the kind of black who identifies more with Asian people than her own Nigerian blood. I am the kind of black who is afraid of what other black people think about her because she was teased and isolated as a black child who was not raised to know black culture or play double dutch or speak “ebonics,” or have my hair “done,” etc. I was shunned by black people when I was a child because I was too “other” to be recognized as black. I was the kid everyone was laughing at, but now I am the kid whom every black person wants as their physician.

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