I have already been told that I’m not since dark as “real” Africans.

I have already been told that I’m not since dark as “real” Africans.

And I also have observed relief sweep across people’s faces whenever they realise that i’m perhaps not from Nigeria. Both within and outside the black community to be dark and Nigerian is to embody a negative stereotype. People have a tendency to cling to those of the nationality, developing groups that are chat WeChat, China’s form of WhatsApp, where they share their stories of racism and provide help to one another. For the opted for few that are welcomed into African American groups, the problem isn’t any better as conversations and sentiments almost solely centre round the Black United states experience with Asia and across the world. Read more