"Race" Question in College Admissions

If you are an immigrant born in Northern Africa but you’re not quite black but also not quite white either, what race do you put on applications? Can you put “Other” and state that you are just “African” instead of labeling yourself as “White”? Has anyone ever done this before? Or do you label yourself as “African American” because you’re from Africa and living in America?

It is what you personally idenify with. If you do not identify yourself as any off the options listed, then yes, select other