Born in America, Your’re just American

Jeff Boothe

If you were born here you are not African-American, Mexican-American, and Chinese-American. No one says they are European-American, Scottish-American, and Spanish-American. Why do people dilute themselves to being less than American.

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2 Responses to "Born in America, Your’re just American"
  1. L says:

    I don’t think that it means being less than American. Being African-American, Asian-American, etc. is a different lived experience. Also, sometimes the connotation that comes with saying you’re “American” is that you have to be white to be truly American. I mean, I wish it wasn’t so.

  2. Bruh says:

    So does it mean I’m not american since I wasn’t born here? Bruh, not cool. I pretty much lived here since I was two and I consider myself american. Ur rockin’ my world, broseph.

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