The world is going through a lot right now. Each and every one of us is. And I’ve had my share too, on a more personal level. The past months – or should I say years – have been really tough on me. And I’m not even close to seeing the light at the end […]
(Read the post in English) Je ne suis pas 100% noire, et pourtant… Je suis métisse. Mon père est noir, et ma mère est blanche. Mon père a connu tellement de racisme au cours de sa vie que ça l’a rendu amer. Cet homme, parti d’un tout petit pays, Haïti, qui a dû se sauver […]
Growing up with my mostly white family, in a mostly white society, even if I perceived a slight discrepancy, the lightness of my skin allowed me to ignore it.
It was a part of me, yet it was very rarely emphasized.
Having half of my family being black, having black friends, I soon realized that I didn’t live on the same planet as they were. I was being treated differently.
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I miss the 80s. As an ’80s kid, I’m often nostalgic about that era. I sometimes hear myself speaking and I sound like my grandparents when they bragged about how things were better “before.”To be honest, I sometimes do think things were better before. ? The 80s and the 90s were an amazing time to […]
Watch the little animation that Bored Panda created about Tall N Curly (well… me!) for their “My Diary” channel ? Loooove my new voice and eyebrows ?
Buy it! vvv