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Revolution #ImNotAlone

Thank you all for following The Girl in the Yellow Poncho, a blog about my forthcoming family memoir. Your support is appreciated! In case you weren’t aware, the blog is also connected to a larger campaign called #ImNotAlone for multiracial … Continue reading

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Big Hair

Last month New York’s Commission on Human Rights declared that it’s no longer okay to discriminate on the basis of hairstyle. Meaning, employers and other authorities can no longer force people to get rid of their dreadlocks, cornrows, box braids, … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Yellow Poncho

A few years ago I decided to revisit the topic of my roots and childhood in this Washington Post essay. One thing led to another and soon I had a memoir on my hands…one that took surprising twists and turns … Continue reading

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