“I Think I’m Gray”
My racial identity development as a biracial child
I was inspired to write this piece as a response to Mica Mckenzie’s The Day I Found Out I Was Black. The concept may seem strange to some, but I can relate completely. I vividly remember the first time I ever considered what my own race is.
I was 8 years old, walking with a classmate in an otherwise empty stairwell at…