Black and Proud. Even if Strangers Can’t Tell.

My son is not the only light-skinned, mixed or biracial person I know who identifies primarily as black. Increasingly, I have observed my adult peers and colleagues who fall into this category not merely identifying as black, but routinely pulling out the receipts to prove their blackness.
Credit Rachel Levit...
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“You’re so lucky,” my son said to me. “People look at you and know that you are black.”