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That particular boyfriend and I only lasted six months, but I did not visit home for nearly two years until my mother and I agreed that unconditional love meant accepting anyone, of any race, who I chose to spend my life with.
Mixed-race yes, but I couldn't fathom that my race could make me the "wrong kind of girl" for anyone.
Yes, it was white privilege that blinded me to the fact I might be the bottom of the barrel on someone else's race card.
Parents often have a favorite child I knew their prejudices came from the ignorance of confusing economics, education and opportunity with culture.
But they simultaneously taught me that I had a right to speak up for what I believed and to defend my choices.