I thought ‘you don’t look Nigerian’ was a compliment

In the wake of Trump’s battle to ban muslims from the US, notions of citizenship, race and nationalism has caused me to reflect upon something that I have personally battled with my whole life. As a British-Nigerian with dual citizenship but choosing to reside in neither of these countries, the question of “where are you from” is often a question that causes me a certain level anxiety.  The … Continue reading I thought ‘you don’t look Nigerian’ was a compliment