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“Because I'm not a white boy, I'm not white enough for white folks. And because I wasn't born into the middle class, I'm not completely accepted by the mainstream. And sometimes, if you can believe it, I'm not ghetto enough for the mainstream or middle class enough for the ghetto or black enough for white folks!”


Vershawn Ashanti Young, Your Average Nigga: Performing Race, Literacy, and Masculinity
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Your Average Nigga: Performing Race, Literacy, and Masculinity Your Average Nigga: Performing Race, Literacy, and Masculinity by Vershawn Ashanti Young
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