You Don’t Have to Leave the Country to “Travel”

This week I was talking with a coworker about her upcoming wedding.  I asked what her plans were for the honeymoon and she said that she and her soon-to-be-hubby are road tripping throughout Michigan (she’s from there and that’s where the wedding will be).  After she tells me her plans she says “I know a... Continue Reading →

Afro-Costa Ricans 101

My trip to Costa Rica is rapidly approaching and I’m getting pretty excited.  Apparently this rain we’ve been getting on the East Coast is going to ride with us on into early June.  While I actually enjoy the rain, this 40 days and 40 nights of moisture we’re experiencing is not the business.  If I... Continue Reading →

Diasporian Chat Sessions Vol. 1

One of the many things that fascinates me about the diaspora is how even more diverse we have become as a people.  With black folks being spread out all over the globe, we’ve both maintained and adapted (or been oppressed by...) new customs, traditions, languages, experiences, etc.  I had a nice chat with my soon... Continue Reading →

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