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This is the best response to someone who asks you where you’re ‘really’ from

By Gianluca Mezzofiore


How many times do people get asked the uncomfortable question: “No, but where are you really from?” because of their ethnicity?

It still happens quite a lot, despite it being a form of “microaggression,” according to some social scientists.

A similar incident just occurred to London Mayor Sadiq Khan during his historic walk across the border between India and Pakistan.

BBC reporter Karl Mercer awkwardly asked him whether the symbolic visit felt “like coming home.”

The mayor replied: “Nah, home is south London mate.” …

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