How I Almost Became White

When people ask where I grew up I say Columbus, Ohio, but that’s not true. Yes, that was the city on the map, but I didn’t live on a map. I lived in a society, and that society was segregated as fuck.

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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