When Am I White?

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Last night, I was speaking with an indigenous person (he didn’t mention the tribe) and a mixed Black person, when the former casually mentioned that a white woman like me had more privileges than he did.

“I’m white?” I asked.

“You know what I mean — you look white enough,” he replied.

This is definitely true, so I accepted that and the conversation moved on.

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