I’m Ghanaian-American. Am I Black?

A great piece by novelist Yaa Gyasi who discusses the struggle first gen black immigrants are faced with in the United States. Though my parents, especially my father, constantly warned me about racism and my blackness I did not know what he was talking about because I lived in a predominately black area. I’m really looking forward to reading Homecoming now!

I’m Ghanaian-American. Am I Black?


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