The complexities of a mother-daughter relationship in the Eritrean diaspora
I retrieved several notes centered on love and life inspired by my travels throughout Eritrea in the summer of 2014. Some were written in hindsight.
An everyday phone call between an Eritrean mother and her American daughter is rooted in faith, respect, and unconditional love.
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.
An easy read from a diasporic standpoint on the perks of being a descendant of one of the world’s youngest nations.
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.
An evening with a young Eritrean deacon takes place nowhere, in particular, but in the depths of my heart.