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Racism and “The first African to …” lexicon

The first parrot to sing in English.
The first monkey to learn the alphabet
The first cat to dance flamenco
The first black to behave like a white award.

I’m always sad when I see posts like ‘first black to…’ behave or did something white had been doing, but never heard about ‘the first white’ to eat Jollof, to write in Yoruba awards, etc.… Read more