It's unfortunate that you have to carry a passport while traveling domestically. I still don't have one because I've never left the country-- at least not yet. I'm hoping that as the Black population increases, some of these guards will stop harrassing you. However, I have a feeling that it's just racism. It's not because you are rare, but rather because they hold biases about Black people, our intentions, and our ability to assimilate. You are bilingual and one day I want to be like you, more worldly. Thanks so much for sharing your story. Sorry about what you endure in your country.

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