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Adjusting to Istanbul

Last weekend I was sitting with some friends in a park overlooking the ocean, when one of them asked me “What’s been the hardest part of being in Istanbul?” Instantly I said “Being black” but I realized that hasn’t been the only struggle. 473 more words


I'm a Hater

I hate war. I hate violence. I hate cowards that hide behind women and children. I hate seeing women and children dying because these cowards make them targets.   199 more words

Istanbul is not Constantinople

I recently took a trip to Istanbul, Turkey. It was a short trip, but long enough for me to fall in love with the city. I can’t wait to go back and really tour the Hagia Sophia and really just wander.  161 more words