Blackness

외로움. The kind of loneliness when you’re surrounded by friends.

It might be of value to know that I identify as a cis-gendered, straight, Black and Latina woman. I really miss Korea. I’ve been back in the States since August of 2013 (by way of Spain from July-August 2013), and for awhile, I was excited to be home. I mean, I still am happy to… Continue reading 외로움. The kind of loneliness when you’re surrounded by friends.

Blackness · Daily Life

Segregation, Gangnam Style, and Candy, oh my!

It was a very eventful day for a dark-skinned foreigner in Seoul. Well, for me, at least. I dont know why, but Korea really wanted to entertain me today. The following situations all occurred today within a 8 hour period. During Korean class, my teacher was talking about how Koreans think that physical appearance is… Continue reading Segregation, Gangnam Style, and Candy, oh my!