I’m mixed with black and blacker.

SaMantha Shields
Houston, TX

I’ve been all over the world and I’ve been called pretty much any race you could think of. It drives me crazy that when people meet me they assume I’m mixed or of a different race. A lot of times I’ve heard, “You’re so pretty though.”, “Your eyes are so light.”, It’s infuriating to me that people assume that my parents could not produce a beautiful as well as smart and funny child. Now, when I’m asked I tell people I’m mixed with black and blacker.


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