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Getting over the inherited racist tendencies of my generation.

Migrants in Ireland

mixed race IrishOne of the lessons I have learned over the last few years as an expat, and through my friendships with people from all over the world is that racism is much more prevalent than we think.

I think that any white person of my generation is racist by nature or rather by inheritance. It is up to ourselves to do something about it.

There are many forms of racism, but I am talking of the most obvious one, the racism by white people against black Africans.

The first time I saw a black person, was when I was around 5 or 6. I was playing in the park with my sisters, sitting on the green grass in the sun and making daisy chains . A black woman watched us and I remember she was crying and came to ask if she could take a photograph. We said yes, of course…

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