Read the inspiring story of a man who speaks English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, as well as five other languages and considers it his personal mission to change our unilingual frame of mind forever!
Read more about a 7-year-old’s experiences leading a globetrotting life
Although Ramadan is a great month, I definitely enjoyed it more back in my hometown. I live in Canada but I’m originally from Palestine.
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? 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.
I became aware of the world around me during the Reagan era in a middle-class, conservative, predominantly white suburb of Los Angeles.
While living in a world that is seemingly against diversity and multiculturalism, I teach my children to appreciate their diverse cultures by changing the narratives.
My name is Lila-Sandrine Diarra. I am a 27-year-old French national. By giving you my name, I am explaining my origins.
The author explains in both, English and French, what it means to embody her biracial Belgian-Congolese identity.
In many ways I am very grateful for this upbringing and way of life; and in other ways it was a challenge.