Not-so-Fine Print: I am not black. I am a first-generation Mexican-American with olive skin, a giant ass, hips for days, and the kind of kinky curls (and related teen angst) that have me stopping kinky-haired little girls and their mamas in public just to tell them how beautiful they are because no one did that for me. That being said, I’m also not white and Nude (as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, only applies to me when I’m buck nekkid…I think. I can’t seem to get beyond the Running in Circles loop the two opposing definitions create in and of themselves.
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