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My Childhood in Egypt, Not Knowing I Was in Africa

I stopped hiding my dark skin very early in my life, since I discovered that Egypt is in Africa

Illustration: Tiffany Mallery

InIn my childhood, I did not know that Egypt is in Africa. The Egyptian government under King Farouk did not consider Egypt as part of Africa. They followed the British colonizers, who divided Africa into Black and White…

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