My complicated relationship with English identity

For many minorities in England, an English identity isn’t always something we’re able to embrace

I’ve always had a complicated relationship with England. While I’m British (specifically English) born, I’ve never really identified as English. West Indian (as the identity and home of my culture and family)? Yes. British? Typically. But considering myself as English, despite being born here, is something that I, and many English born minorities, have found difficult to square with our…