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Old 07-10-2012, 07:36 PM
Originally Posted by Badbird View Post
I remember Halle Berry (also mixed race) saying in an interview that when she was young, she asked her mom "which is it? Am I black or white?" And her mom said "You're black, because that is how everyone will perceive you, fair or not."

I think that's about all that needs to be said.
Zoe Saldana has also been quoted as saying pretty much the same thing (that she's a black woman), and she's half Dominican and Puerto Rican.

You are how you are perceived in society.
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