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Day 18: "It is okay to call me Mexican," and other thoughts from a white passing Latina.

(To clarify, I mean “white passing” as in a POC who just happens to look white, not an actual white woman who would like to be Latina, even though she is  1,065 more words

100 Day Project


Kyogong Secondary School, a school in Bomet County was recently closed due to tribal tensions between the Maasai and Kalenjin students. This is an alarming state of affairs, a clear indication that tribal fissures are alive and well in the coming generation, a reflection of our failure in keeping tribal mistrusts from reaching our children. 460 more words

Education Reforms


When we’re little, we have firm beliefs about what will make our lives better or easier as adults. We know what kind of lives we want and we believe in our dream fully, because the world has not yet been able to tell us: “Your dream is an improbable one.” 550 more words


Dating While Ethnically Ambiguous

Viv: Last week I had a date with a man, lets call him Steve, who asked me why I had my hair pulled back in all my online profile pictures (we met via a mobile app that allows you to use up to 6 photos).   816 more words

New Dates

A thousand stars can’t shine o’er us like the moon does. Due to ill-treat, a beast emerges from the east, intolerance&paranoia has made the north unsheath her sword. 88 more words


Racial demographics & IQ in Nobel physicists

I analyzed the racial background of the 20 U.S. physicists to win a Nobel prize in the 21st century, and found that 15% are East Asian, despite the fact that East Asians are only 3.62% of the U.S. 509 more words