I’m not white. I’m also not not-white. So it’s fuzzy figuring out exactly what privileges I benefit from.
This clash reached a fever pitch during the election season when my grandparents’ support of Donald Trump caused full blown arguments between them and my liberal cousins and aunts.
Recently, commentator Sierra Fang-Horvath participated in a school-wide diversity exercise that revealed more than she ever expected.
The more time I spend in the diverse and accepting Oakland world, the more I notice something that sets me apart in Lafayette: my race.