Hagereseb (2015) is a win that belongs to one of the world’s newest African diaspora groups. This must-see film highlights the Eritrean-American experience.Read more "The Film “Hagereseb” Portrays Urban Life in the Eritrean Diaspora"
An easy read from a diasporic standpoint on the perks of being a descendant of one of the world’s youngest nations.Read more "Ten Reasons Why I Love Being Eritrean"
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.Read more "the new, new: a diaspora take on the #selfie + mini albaso tutorial"
When I met Regat, I immediately sensed her spirit animal a dolphin. Her playfulness, coöperation, and inner strength are what makes her beautiful. Not to mention her gift of gab. My aunt, Regat, cherishes emotional human contact and is the first person to laugh at her clumsy habits despite what life has hurled out.Read more "After Tragedy, How (Not) to Mourn for Regat"
An evening with a young Eritrean deacon takes place nowhere, in particular, but in the depths of my heart.Read more "The Deacon"
When you find introspection in the form of an underground subway art installation two thousand four hundred fifty miles away from homeRead more "The Commute: A Story from Hollywood and Highland"
A foreigner and a handsome local meet at a dress shop. The foreigner requests a custom-made outfit. The local is a garment worker at the shop and now assigned to make the dress. What will happen once they lock eyes?Read more "Saeed: An Asmara Love Story"