It’s time for us to talk about who decides who is Black

“You talk white.” one of my fellow classmates said in disgust, prompting others around to snicker and giggle. I was in the 2nd grade, it was just after lunch and we hand made it to the concrete covered field our elementary school dared to call a play yard. I had never in my 8 short years only planet earth given much thought to how I spoke, until that day.

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