Lyra Halsten

What Are You?

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Lyra explores personal experiences of looking and feeling “ethnically ambiguous” in this racially charged time where Black Lives Matter meets White Privilege; when people claim to be post-racial, but call the police when people of color (POC) are simply trying to have cookouts, earn money, and wait for colleagues in coffee shops. In a world where personal gender choice has become more accepted, why do ethnically ambiguous people still have to choose “what” they are?