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This Afropoltian Life

An American life with African roots.

This blog is a resource⎯a life-guide for women in the diaspora as told through the observations and personal stories of myself and others who're passionate about finding balance in identity, family, culture, and everyday life. Read more
Blog Inspiration

“How could I allow you to grow up reading Greek classics, and watch you devour The Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet, yet be ignorant of the lyrical, the romantic, and the tragic that have shaped us as Africans?” J. Nozipo Maraire, Zenzele: A letter to my Daughter

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