My Country Normalized Racism So Much, I Stopped Thinking It Was Hurtful

People from the Northeast are as much Indians as the people from the rest of the country

I was born in Assam — a state in the northeastern part of India. Aside from Assam, there are six other states in this region — Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, and Tripura…