#DON’TCALLMEMURZYN: BLACK WOMEN IN POLAND ARE POWERING THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST A RACIAL SLUR. Like many Polish people of African descent, Sara Alexandre still remembers when she first realized she was seen as different. “For me it was kindergarten,” says Alexandre, whose father is Angolan, describing an incident when she was barred from playing dollhouse. “I was five and [another girl] didn’t let me in, saying that she cannot allow a little Murzyn in it. That was the first time I knew I was different.”

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