Who Decides Who is Black? Kamala Harris and the Blackness Conundrum

“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…