I Am African Canadian

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 283 People

    Stranger: so where are you from?

    | Me:....here | Stranger: no... uh.. where are your parents from? |
    powerStorm powerStorm
    22-25, F
    Oct 31, 2015

    I Am Canadian!!!

    I love how people ask where you're from and you say Canada. Then they look at you confused and then ask for your whole genealogy. Yes, I am Canadian and proud of it. My family is full of amazing black men and women who have contibuted this melting pot mecca. My only problem is...
    EmpressCana EmpressCana
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2012

    Black Canadian

    I am of African decent. My family has traced its roots to West Africa, and we have reasons to believe we originated from Sierra Leone or Nigeria. We are still digging. I was born in England to West Indian parents. But as I left England at age 9, I really don't identify with that...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2009
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