Krishauna in Cuernavaca, Mexico The first stamp on my newly minted passport: Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico, la ciudad de la primavera eterna (the city of eternal spring). Cuernavaca was a floral oasis, 70 degrees year round. At nineteen years old, I was curious, naïve and full of adventure. As Mexico was my first study abroad and… Continue reading Black and Mexican Women’s Solidarity: Coffee over People?
Julian and Krishauna's International Wedding Party I was raised in predominantly African American working class communities. I had very few interactions with Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. I did not have an Asian friend until high school, and her Cambodian family was the only Asian family in our high school that I recall. When I went… Continue reading Solidarity with Asian Communities: My Story
Photo Credit: Taken by Krishauna(l-r) Fantasia Barrino's mother, Fantasia's daughter, Krishauna I am the doormat Although I’ve welcomed you into my home I, in return, am only good enough to remain outside When life rejects you I continue to say, “Welcome” When storms are raging and your path is flooded I am the one who… Continue reading Doormat (Ode to Fantasia Barrino)