New article I wrote for Condé Nast Traveler
As black people much maligned for our hair, even this crown is political.
I wanted to address some next steps and tasks for us all as well as a call to action for an anti-racist white ally.
I remember the scene that hooked me on 90 Day Fiancé a few years ago. My mother kept insisting I watch the show. With my propensity for dating foreign men, she told me the concept over and over again but it wasn’t until I walked into her bedroom and overheard Luis chastising Molly about her brujeria and Molly screaming in bewilderment, was I hooked. Luis probably used Molly for a green card. I’d heard of “green card marriages,” even knew one or two and as a reality tv junkie whose business is in travel, I am even able to take Sharp Entertainment’s portrayal of the “dodgy foreigner” with a grain of salt. Upon hearing that my partner is Italian, many people ask if I’ve seen the show. Believe it or not, it the same thing that has many transfixed on the relationship between Meghan and Harry, curious about mine, Loren and Alexei, Tom and Rachel. Love is hard enough without factoring in oceans away, completely different cultures and lifestyles. So for seasons and spin offs, …
I reached out to my friend, Imani Bashir, who recently moved her family from Wuhan, China. Imani and I discuss her time in Wuhan at the outbreak Covid-19 and her experiences in China as a black expat and an American expat.
Discover the history of black Colombia through the palenqueras of Cartagena de Indias from origins to present day.
The Rockhouse Foundation tied with the property group is charity that has been transforming schools in and around Negril, Jamaica since 2004.
It’s been a bit. I took a full month off of blogging here on NAPerfectWorld.com.
We might be home bound, but we still need those visual travel delights! Here’s a recent article I wrote on the US Virgin Island of St. Croix for Bleu magazine.
Living between New York City and Lombardia, Italy I’m caught in a long distance relationship as my partner and I quarantine in separate countries. Check out my latest video to see how we’re making it work.