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Is olive skin considered caucasian?

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is to date, 1/6/21, my third most popular post on Quora. To date, it has seen 39,400 views, with 69 upvotes. Overall, I have received 2.5 million views on Quora, and was designated a Top Writer in 2018.

For the moment I’ll go with the assumption that “caucasian” means ‘white’ as that word is used in America, though I’ve written a lot debunking that. Olive complected people are on the fence. America will grant them full white privileges based on which side of the Mediterranean they hale from, whether they’re lineage is Christian or Moslem, and whether their folks spoke a romance language or not, a Slavic language will also be accepted.

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