Hi Eti-Ini. So my name isn't Indi, it's Indrajit. Many of us have modified our names to make it easier for other people.

Thanks for the comment. I hope the world starts to see people like us or, more accurately, people like you. It's just dumb that a Canadian can come to Africa if they feel like it but you can't do the same. No Canadian or American is any better than you, no matter how much paperwork they throw in your way.

We've been told that we're lesser human beings for so long that we believe it. And people like me are the worst, we get our white passports and forget where we came from. I believed this was just the natural order of things until recently. I had my passport. I didn't question it.

I think we have a long fight to take our humanity and equality, but it's something I'm waking up to and I hope more people do as well.

Thank you for reading. Good luck and good health

A writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He/him. indi@indi.ca. Videos: tiny.cc/indication. Patreon: patreon.com/indication

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