Living in a monolingual country with a bilingual brain can be the most strenuous and testing experience of your life. Especially if you’re not equally fluent in both languages. For late bilinguals, this is no phenomenon. When I came to Germany at the age of seven I could barely introduce myself, let alone have a…
Black or White?
For many people the question is real – am I Black or am I White? But the answer is simple. You are both! And yet you are challenging the most conformed norm in our society, the One Drop Rule! Admittedly, it isn’t always easy to lead a mixed life, especially when the racial rules of who belongs and who doesn’t have been bent and changed multiple of times over centuries and can change on what feels like, a daily basis.