Many BIPOC people code-switch when in majority white spaces in order to feel more accepted. Learn more about code-switching here. https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/04/13/177126294/five-reasons-why-people-code-switch If you meet a person that you interact with in a different setting and they are acting differently, don't point it out or shame them about it. Be comfortable with their authenticity and try to show support for them to bring their full selves to your relationship.
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