Explain what Hurston means in the second sentence of "How It Feels to Be Colored Me" when she says,"I remember the very day I became colored." What is the effect of the sentence?

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In the second sentence of "How It Feels to Be Colored Me ," Hurston says that she remembers the day when she became "colored."  By this statement, Hurston refers to her sense of identity as a person of color.  She goes on in the opening paragraph to explain that as a...

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