You’re Pakistani- so you’re basically Indian right?

Nayaab,
Cupertino, CA

Growing up in a fairly diverse area like the bay area, I was lucky to be raised around so many different cultures. That being said I still face stereotypical comments and racists statements by my peers. Being Pakistani, and knowing the history of how India and Pakistan split, for someone to dismiss your ethnicity as being “practically the same thing” is just incorrect. If someone tells you their racial background, don’t question it, it’s just rude.

 

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