I decide if I’m “black enough”.

kelly-1001Kelly Wickham,
Springfield, IL.

When I was born the white nurse told my mom that “mixed” wasn’t a category and she put “white” on my birth certificate, but my mother knew she’d be raising a child that the world would identify as black and she raised me as such.

 

I decide if I’m “black enough”.

kelly-1001Kelly Wickham,
Springfield, IL.

When I was born the white nurse told my mom that “mixed” wasn’t a category and she put “white” on my birth certificate, but my mother knew she’d be raising a child that the world would identify as black and she raised me as such.

I decide if I’m “black enough”.

kelly-1001Kelly Wickham,
Springfield, IL.

When I was born the white nurse told my mom that “mixed” wasn’t a category and she put “white” on my birth certificate, but my mother knew she’d be raising a child that the world would identify as black and she raised me as such.

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