Inspired by Representation

When I was about 15 years old, I was watching the news with Papa. I had been living in Australia for 8 years, and I’d read more books than I could count. I had completely fallen in love with the English language, and I couldn’t wait to grow up and use what I’d learned in […]

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The True State of Australian Racism 

I was sitting on the train recently when a group of young high school students boarded the train. Among them was a tall boy with curly bleach blond hair and skin fairer than snow. As I was admiring the curls on the young boy’s head and wishing my 4C hair would be as receptive to […]

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