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12 Signs You Were Raised By African Parents


Every adult who is older than you is your “auntie” or “uncle.” Calling them by their first name is basically considered a crime against humanity.

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13 thoughts on “12 Signs You Were Raised By African Parents

  1. LOL! I was born and raised in Africa and all this is so true. Good one.

  2. Marlene Olivia says:

    born and raised in the Bronx, ny it is true there also!

  3. Val Mo says:

    i lolled all the time like thats so true . . . . .

  4. Laurice Hymes says:

    All the more reason to know we are one and the same…black parents do it like that in the South too. 😉

  5. This is…very accurate. That is my story, literally.

  6. Almas M Weldemariam says:

    this made me laugh! so true.

  7. I was raised in a Jamaican household and all but 3 are so true!!!

  8. Ama Nwaifejokwu says:

    Amazing! So we have a collective experience. I always thought this was unique to my experience. Love the culture!

  9. Ok I stopped after #1 calling ur elders aunty or uncle is not just an AFRICAN THING, Y'ALL TRIPPING…

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