Some Black people think having a PhD from Harvard, becoming rich or living in a rich suburb would make them less Black, therefore more acceptable or respected by White people. I called this phenomenon the “Oprah Syndrome”.
The tragedy with the Oprah syndrome is that No one knows You are a rich or an educated black person beforehand,
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