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The Confusion of Being Black but Told ‘You Talk Like a White Boy’

Because without context, this hurts — so think about the impact of your words

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WWhen I was 16 years old, I worked at a video store. Instead of cutting lawns or flipping burgers like many kids my age, I wore a snazzy polo and stood behind a big counter. Four days a week, I watched movies and convinced…

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