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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Guest Commentary: Student searches for identity outside of race

By | Feb 20, 2013

I learned I was different from my friends in gym class in 7th grade. My classmates joked that I was brown and called me a “nigger” and a “beaner.” It was the first time race ever became a factor in my life, and from then on I’ve been hyper-aware of my skin color. Simply put, I’m…