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Racial Identity and Equal Rights For Afro-Peruvians

For those who may not know, Peru has a big population of Afro-Peruvians. Blackness and racial identity have always been a struggle for Afro-Peruvians as they continue to fight for equal rights in Peru. 12 more words


Trying to Belong

Yes. It’s true. I am a biracial person. Shocker, given the domain name I chose. Unfortunately, being biracial can be a lonely thing. Especially when your parents are two different cultures, two different religions, from two different areas of the world. 274 more words

Micki: Book Rec: The Buddha of Suburbia

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureisha was published in 1990, then turned into “event television” in the UK in 1993. Kind of hard to believe that was more than 20 years ago! 283 more words


Daily Prompt: Our Children are (Miniature) Versions of Ourselves

Izaac is my two-year old son. He is half American and half Japanese. My miniature blazian hybrid is truly one-of-a-kind. I watch his miniature hands shape Play-doh into “rocket ships” and “refrigerators” and “trucks.” I listen to the authority he asserts in the demanding tones of is miniature voice. 165 more words


Joys of deciphering English

Uzo (my writing partner from Nigeria) writes:

When I am at a loss as to what a word means or how to write something, I consult my English dictionary. 577 more words


Being Black in America

Growing up in a bi-cultural, bi-racial family could be interesting, frustrating, or sometimes just ridiculous.

I watched my sisters straighten their hair with a hot comb that they heated on the stove and used Royal Crown hair dressing to style and set their hair. 399 more words


A real honour

I am a big believer that everyone we come into contact with, we do so for a purpose. As the saying goes – some for a reason, some for a season. 674 more words