Being a mom was another in a long string of roles that made me lose myself to someone else entirely.
Do you need to see someone of the same race? Gender? Sexual identity? From the same region? Are these dealbreakers, or just preferences?
So what’s it like to walk through the world as someone who gets “ma’am” half the time and “sir” the other half of the time?
It wasn't until college that I started to really immerse myself in black culture.