4. “ You are so exotic!”

I get this one a lot. It often follows with, “Where are you from?”

Canada ladies and gentlemen. Canada.

First, it was the notorious: “You’re pretty for a black girl.”, but people have smartened up now; what used to be, “You’re pretty for a black girl” has now become, “ Wow! What are you mixed with?” or “Where are you from?”

Canada, ladies and gentlemen. Canada.

This implies that you can’t be just black and beautiful; you just have to be mixed with something.

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