In the past week I have seen so much panic-driven hate that I can hardly express my frustration or shock. Of course, these are frightening times and it’s easy to understand our impulse to panic. Fear is very understandable when we … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2015
Today, I am Garissa. Today, I am Kenyan.
I have an awful cold so I hope you’ll excuse my brevity– it is by no means an indication of my level on concern. Today, I am Garissa. Today, I am Kenyan. For the same reasons I was … Continue reading
Today, I am Beirut. Today, I am Lebanese.
Yesterday I was French. Today I am Lebanese. I am Lebanese because, even though as an American with European roots it’s so much easier to relate and identify with Western Europe nobody suffers at the hands of the tyrants that … Continue reading
Today, I am Parisian. Today, I am French.
I’m not a fan of French culture. I’m always quick to mock and make fun of the French and my friends and family are always prepared to roll their eyes should anything French come across my radar– they know a … Continue reading