I don’t look like any race

Ronica Johnston (Seon)
Canada

My Father’s family is Guyanese, they believe in the 1 drop rule, but for white, not black. So my very brown, fro haired grandmother says she’s white. My mother is German and English, but tans dark. She’s convinced she has brown ancestors (she doesn’t). Then there’s me, wavy dark brown hair, brown skin, green eyes. Never fully accepted as black, or white but I’m told often I look Asian or native American. I’m neither.

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