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Cocktail Making Class 🍹

Fun Fact…

Once upon a time, I wanted to be a bartender…The end.

Honestly that’s as far as it goes. I remember when all my girls turned 18…going to TGI’s for ribs and cocktails was… 626 more words

Tales from the Diaspora

I’ll admit it, I hung my parents out to dry long ago. However, I am not immune to the occasional glimmer of compassion brought on by insights into the complexity of their lives and factors that contributed to making them the people I know. 1,162 more words

Non Fiction

Atlanta's Ethiopian Nightlife

Uber driver; was it a fun night?

Me; started off so-

Unable to express Ethiopian nightlife, I let a resigned huff. The female uber driver acknowledged my defeated slouch  in a way only women can. 887 more words

Collective Identity

An Ethiopian "Love": Resolution

Deep in bereavement, I wrote this Frenzied Love piece as a mea culpa of sorts.  I was inconsolable after my first Ethiopian boy jilted me. His apathetic departure shook my self-esteem to the point where I rehashed all our interactions. 924 more words



Ethiopian Food

History of Ethiopia

Home of the oldest known human ancestor, Abyssinia was once one large country comprised of Ethiopia and Eritrea. The restaurant I visited was based on Ethiopian food. 460 more words

Interview with an Ethiopian-born Queer Woman: Hazel Thomas - Part 2

Hi family!

We were very pleased to see the number of readers for Part 1 of our interview with Hazel! We cannot thank you enough for the support you’ve shown to us thus far. 1,376 more words