The Human Race is a Melanated one
The racial structure in America can be a confusing one. Different ethnicity, and cultures are summed up to one race; either white or black. However, and quite often, melanin ethnic people are classified as white when they in fact are not. The social construct of race is political and unfortunately, because of this, many are confused and feel as if they don’t fit (because in all actuality they don’t).
This is called acculturation. Read more here.