Why Dont People See Somalis As Black? (272/365)

"You're not black, you're Somali" - Raise your hands if you're Somali and you've heard this sentence before? Keep them raised if you still don't know how to react to this because it doesn't make sense to you. I wish this was a blog post with answers about this weird conundrum, but I'm 26 and … Continue reading Why Dont People See Somalis As Black? (272/365)

Weird Colourist Shit Somalis Hear Growing Up (181/365)

So my cousin brought this topic up and I got to thinking about the weird shit we hear growing up and it was like a light bulb was switched in my brain. This topic has been something I've spoken about in person and to my family, but not that much online - racism I'll speak … Continue reading Weird Colourist Shit Somalis Hear Growing Up (181/365)

Learning My Own Countries History (156/365)

Growing up with first generation immigrants as parents who fled a war is an interesting experience, you're met with a lot changes to how you practice your culture and a lot of stories about when they were younger. My step dad has quite a lot of funny stories involving school and being a rebellious teen, … Continue reading Learning My Own Countries History (156/365)