I had a great interaction that made my day. I was coming from a store when I saw an older black man sitting on a bench outside. Our eyes met and then we both did “the nod” to one another. See the nod/the smile is a standard greeting that black people use to acknowledge one […]
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So a year ago this time I went to a study abroad fair at my school, learned about a program in the Dominican Republic that matched my educational goals, found out my school would not pay for it via financial aid, and received the support of my advisors (Faculty and staff) who encouraged me to […]
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A video honor Jamaica’s own Miss Louise Bennett. Happy Birthday Miss Lou!
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It’s been a week since I arrived in the Dominican Republic for four months and I can say the week was one of the longest in my recent memory. I am really excited about this experience because by the end I am hoping that I am able to speak Spanish sin problemas but not now. […]
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