Am I supposed to feel blessed?

Jenny,
Newark, NJ.

I am white and grew up where I was a minority. I have been in situations where people of color have said “What’s up with this white girl?” My friends who are black, Puerto Rican would always come to my defense and say “She’s not white!” In essence telling people I am cool to hang out with. I see this in two ways. One, that I am accepted and two, that there is something wrong with being white.

Can someone shed light on this for me?

Thank you.

 

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