“I’m Tunisian, Canadian, French, and a World Citizen”

Some people thought that we leave our country of origin to seek a better life which isn’t always the case! The circumstances that led my parents to move countries guided my choices as an adult. Read more from multicultural guest author, Anissa Cheikh.

Who am I? “You don’t look….Asian…French….(blank)…”

Who am I? On paper, I was born in the US, to a French (technically French/Belgian/Polish) father and Chinese mother. For lack of a better way of describing myself, I look ‘pretty white’ to some and ‘so exotic’ to others. Mine is a story of privilege as it is of prejudice.

On Growing Up Mexican Italian American

I became aware of the world around me during the Reagan era in a middle-class, conservative, predominantly white suburb of Los Angeles.