The narrative of Americans residing abroad and enjoying the expatriate lifestyle has been largely monopolised by the dominant white culture. The expatriate experiences of African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Latinos, Native-Americans and Indian / Pakistani / Bangladeshi / Sri Lankan Americans has been largely ignored. This project exists to highlight issues that American women of colour face and to add to the established narrative.
The goal of this project is to collect a series of essays that reflect the varied experiences of Women of color, their companions and allies who struggle with them. We are starting this series with two main topics. The United Kingdom and Repatriation.
We are looking for contributions 500 words and longer that tell your experience of:
We are looking for contributions 500 words and longer that tell your experiences of:
Once we have a collection of essays, where does it all go? Who gets to see it? What is the overall plan? The execution of the plan is still being formulated. Here's the direction we would to go: