How To Ask About Arranged Marriages Without Being Offensive

White People Asking Questions is a series where White people submit questions and they are posed anonymously to the public for a 24-hour period and are answered anonymously. Oftentimes White people have questions about themselves, People Of Color (POCs), or awkward situations, but are afraid to ask them due to public backlash. On the other hand, POCs get asked these questions every day and are … Continue reading How To Ask About Arranged Marriages Without Being Offensive

Deportation As Travel; a woman in a bright red foladora walks by a row of red and brown houses on a road bright with yellow dirt.

A Nigerian Girl’s Guide To Traveling After Being Rocked By Deportation

My name is Folasade Badetito. My names are Yoruba because I am a first generation Nigerian American. My parents emigrated to the USA in the early ’80s and subsequently birthed me. And then they were deported when I was 6. So I was raised by my aunts and uncles and moved around often. Growing up without my parents due to their deportation was a hardship. … Continue reading A Nigerian Girl’s Guide To Traveling After Being Rocked By Deportation