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    Racial Identity: Black (Or Not) Like Me

    I know who my colleagues think I am. I’m pretty sure they’ve accepted me as the lightest Black dude in the office. My job demands that I constantly engage co-workers around racial issues, so I have opportunities to represent my Black experience all the time, which I’m sure gains me some points. But it’s different in the street. My “what-is-he?” scor …