Category: Expat Life

Me and My White Boyfriend

Why should I limit myself to Black American men, many of whom the only things we have in common are a nationality and a box on the census form? If I click with the 7-foot dark chocolate Sudanese in the white linen shirt or the golden brown Spaniard in the scarf, I am going to date who I choose.

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I’m Not a Global Nomad

I am less of a traveler and more a global vivant. All though at times my path may seem peripatetic—when I move I stay for at least a year. I want to help propel black travelers beyond the vacation and into the globalcreating life.

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Street Art A Gift to the Public

Some people take pics of famous buildings or beaches, I shoot street art. Seeing ubiquitous boring gray cinder blocks transformed into large-scale canvases is my visual porn. In keeping with our globalcreating mission, here you find ten international residency programs for muralist and street artist.

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Identity politics of internationalism

How does an African/Native-American raised in Maryland, educated in England but living in Dubai define his or herself? How do we anchor identities to the parts closest to our souls/ hearts when roots are no longer geographically static?

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Videos on Internationality

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Jose Luis Cardona (Graphic Designer): Transits through the thoughts of communities, cultural manifestations and productive practices, incorporating graphic design as a participatory element and a tool for community strengthening.