There’s nothing so fraught as being the American-born child of an immigrant

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Protesters demonstrate near the entrance to a rally that US President Donald Trump will hold later in the evening at the BOK Center on June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

There were no articles about people like me, a firstborn and first-generation American-born Black man who is a direct descendant of a Nigerian immigrant with inextricable ties to other Nigerians in Africa and the U.S. …


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Eze Ihenetu

I am a teacher, essay writer, survivor, foodie, and politically obsessed progressive. ep2ihenetu@gmail.com

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