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  • I stopped asking “Where are you from?” Here's why.

    by
    Elodie Kwan
    | Oct 11, 2016
    We are so often defined by where we are from. We are put into boxes and categories based on physical features, accents, and place of birth. And unfortunately, more often than not, we get asked “No, where are you REALLY from?” when your original answer didn’t fit your physical appearance. Read about our reflective on Taiye Selasi’s TED talk, “Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local.”
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