A Visit To Ellis Island

This past weekend, my family and I visited Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. As a first-generation child myself, it was a humbling experience to read and feel as if you’re front and center, witnessing the voyage many immigrants took to come into America. The ship rides, the food, the tests and loved ones left behind […]

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Confessions of A First Generation Daughter

I was talking to my colleague the other day at work. Both of us first generation daughters, yet somehow complete opposites in regards to thought process, how we were raised and obviously ethnic backgrounds. My colleague is Afro Dominican. As for myself, I have Nigerian blood running through me. My coworker speaks fluent Spanish. My […]

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