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The Struggles of Living & Leaving: Life as a Chinese Canadian

The Struggles of Living & Leaving: Life as a Chinese Canadian

  “There’s no way you’re traveling to Australia on your own. I’ll take your passport away.”   These were the exact words my father told me after feeling elated at buying a return flight to Sydney during my sophomore year in college. I wasn’t exactly […]

Growing up in America being Black- but Not Black Enough

Growing up in America being Black- but Not Black Enough

  I am an African American woman born in 1987, well after the 60’s, which was when black people were still fighting for their equality in a racially-divided America. I wasn’t born into the hardships of the laws that enforced racial segregation in the southern […]

Being Mixed Race- But Never The Right Mix

Being Mixed Race- But Never The Right Mix

Imma be honest. It’s…difficult for me to write about the nuances that come with being a mixed person. Not because there aren’t any, because there are A LOT, but because…I’ve never felt validated to complain. As my black cousins would say, “You’re exotic, but not […]


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