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Are you African ?

April 2019 | Addis Ababa Airport
Sometimes in life, you feel nothing, NONE facing the most credible mathematical equations. If we truly believe in the future of the African continent, we should outstrip the basic stigmatization around colour, ethnicity and gender.
When a black African interrogates you in the endless Ethiopian Airlines queue just because you're too white to be African, nay not African enough to his too sophisticated taste, you're supposed to justify your position, show your passport, say something . . . Otherwise, he will win his own game ! Because, on the other hand, he is a true African, a guaranteed version. But, on my hands ears, all what I had was the Africa map earrings to state something as I had nothing to prove.
Fortunately for me, or not, I had to skip the queue to board, the plane to Frankfurt was leaving in less than 15 minutes . . . 
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