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Sembene McFarland gets strange questions because of her skin condition.

Losing color
What happens when you lose your color as is Sembene McFarland, a 35-year-old emergency room nurse in Newark, New Jersey?
She has a condition known as vitiligo and is losing the pigmentation of her skin. The disorder affects people of all races but is most prominent in those with darker complexions.
McFarland describes herself as “garden-variety black” but once her vitiligo became noticeable, she found herself the target of outlandish comments.
When McFarland was working at a cash register job at a Barnes and Noble, a customer told her, “If you got rid of the rest of the color, you would be a really pretty Asian girl.”
"Thank you very much," McFarland told the woman. "Have a nice day."
Now, she can’t relay the story without laughing out loud.
Others have wondered: Were you white first or black first?
"That blew my mind," she says.
Her skin condition shows how people think of being black so literally, she says.
"When I think black, I don’t think a particular shade," she says.
McFarland was 16 when she first learned she had vitiligo. It was tough. At that young age, no one wants to stand out.
Later she laughed. In high school in Mississippi, her classmates always joked she wanted to be white. She spoke like a white person. Some people said she sat like a white person - all proper.
Now here she was, turning white.
In the end, McFarland says, it’s not about black or white. It’s all the shades of gray that make people uncomfortable.

dabink:

Sembene McFarland gets strange questions because of her skin condition.

Losing color

What happens when you lose your color as is Sembene McFarland, a 35-year-old emergency room nurse in Newark, New Jersey?

She has a condition known as vitiligo and is losing the pigmentation of her skin. The disorder affects people of all races but is most prominent in those with darker complexions.

McFarland describes herself as “garden-variety black” but once her vitiligo became noticeable, she found herself the target of outlandish comments.

When McFarland was working at a cash register job at a Barnes and Noble, a customer told her, “If you got rid of the rest of the color, you would be a really pretty Asian girl.”

"Thank you very much," McFarland told the woman. "Have a nice day."

Now, she can’t relay the story without laughing out loud.

Others have wondered: Were you white first or black first?

"That blew my mind," she says.

Her skin condition shows how people think of being black so literally, she says.

"When I think black, I don’t think a particular shade," she says.

McFarland was 16 when she first learned she had vitiligo. It was tough. At that young age, no one wants to stand out.

Later she laughed. In high school in Mississippi, her classmates always joked she wanted to be white. She spoke like a white person. Some people said she sat like a white person - all proper.

Now here she was, turning white.

In the end, McFarland says, it’s not about black or white. It’s all the shades of gray that make people uncomfortable.

wanderlustw0lf:

ॐWandering Wolfॐ

blackgirlwhiteboylove:

Watch the interview HERE.

cedricdigory:

Have a nice ride back home!

onlyblackbeauty:

jlothegcat:

"But you don’t act black."

You got me white kids. I don’t act. I didn’t even audition. I guess you could say i was born for the role.

You see, I truly am Black

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oneandonlyjay:

But he ain’t that far off with those lips and same shape head

oneandonlyjay:

But he ain’t that far off with those lips and same shape head

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glam-alien:

i’m sorry but lmaooo

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*singing*

I love black twitter 😂😂😂
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In times like these, sometimes you need a good laugh.

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babycakesbriauna:

amuzed1:

kyssthis16:

glam-alien:

i’m sorry but lmaooo

AHHAHAHHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAH

*singing*

I love black twitter 😂😂😂 nikkisshadetree loveniaimani loveistheessenceoflife pearlouslyclosetotheedge screengeniuz

In times like these, sometimes you need a good laugh.