[FB] “Don’t ask me where I’m from, ask me where I’m a local”

(February 25, 2016)

“Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local.” https://www.ted.com/…/taiye_selasi_don_t_ask_where_i_m_from… Nice reframing of identity & geography by Taiye Selasi (@taiyeselasi).

(My comment)

Beyond her “3 R’s” of ritual (as in daily life), relationships, and restrictions (where you have the right to go/be), where one is “from” or “local” also has to do with ideas, such as heritage and indeed country… But overall this is a welcome effort to reconsider identity in the 21st century

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