The Expatriate: Fight or Flight #14

Catching up with Keesh

Hey everybody!

I’ve always loved history as a kid…so much so that I would eventually go on to become a history teacher for high school students.  I think I love it so much because it reveals patterns in our human experience and how we tend to repeat the same or similar behaviors of those who came before us.  As I think about the many influential key figures in black America who sought to leave behind the stressors and familiarity of the United States, and seek refuge in new foreign homes, I can’t help but think about people like W.E.B DuBois, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, and Josephine Baker who had the courage to packed up everything and get out of dodge.

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Today, we are witnessing the hands of time reverting back…

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