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