Archive | March, 2008

Views from Across the Pond

I’ve always thought that British society was far ahead more sophisticated than ours in its acceptance of interracial relationships. In a small way, I’ve seen this in my own family. Two female cousins, who are sisters, are both married to white men. One of their other sisters dated white men, and they’ve often talked about […]

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Jamaicans Are Good For That

One evening, I forget the season exactly, a few of my cousins and I were hanging out in my cousin Laura’s bedroom. At some point, we began speculating about the outcomes of our lives. After Deena got her ‘papers’, she might go on to become a local political power broker; Laura would be a track […]

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