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Through The Eyes of the Impossible

Here, in Bulgaria, like in any other Balkan country, there are lots of Roma people, wandering around looking for food, clothes and begging money. I’ve heard about the assignment that my beloved literature professor Michael Cohen gave to his American Literature class – writing a narrative through the eyes of a Roma kid depicting the “two-ness” of his condition in the present society. 1,462 more words

Dual World: Osito Monarch

Osito Monarch is our farewell to winter. I took it during a walk around the neighborhood in late fall. I shot the first exposure on Monarch Drive because I liked the way the fallen leaves poked through the thin sheet of snow. 138 more words

Creating

Pop Culture Wednesday: The Ratchet My Boughie Won’t Allow

Surprise…I’m boughie! I don’t normally wear my boughie on my sleeve because much like the color yellow it doesn’t mesh well with all skin tones. I’ll let that simmer for a minute. 1,069 more words

Pop Culture

No More

I am in between shining shoes and pulling a trigger

Poetry

"Double Consciousness" and the Future of Uyghur Pride

“Outlook” By Memetjan Abla

In the wake of the horrific violence in Kunming, Uyghurs around the country have taken to Chinese-language social media to create distance between themselves and the killing of the innocent. 796 more words

Uyghur

Man on the Moon

I recently wrote an email to a friend and former coworker about my life so far in Japan. While writing this essay of an email, I realized that I talk sparingly about living in Japan. 1,138 more words

W.E.B Du Bois and Double Consciousness

The image above is very thought provoking and powerful. It depicts a young black male drinking a soda while carrying a backpack and his iPhone. However, by wearing the “white vision glasses”, we see that the young man is drinking alcohol while carrying drugs and a gun. 302 more words