Forgiving My Father’s Country, A Poem from the Eritrean Diaspora

A young diaspora learns to accept and move past deep-seated resentment toward her father’s country in this short poem.

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the new, new: a diaspora take on the #selfie + mini albaso tutorial

selfies are revolutionary, especially for myself, a second-generation American of Eritrean descent. the new, new is a self-made prophecy that touches on the formation of diasporic identity through traditional and modern fashion. this post also features a mini-tutorial of the albaso hairstyle which is traditionally worn by Eritrean women of the Tigrinya tribe.

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