“In my blood is a culture that is inextricable from its food. How could I reclaim this after years of denying myself this birthright?”
In “Piece by Piece: The Story of Nisrin’s Hijab,” a young teen struggles to define her identity in the aftermath of a hate crime.
For mixed-race people, especially those of us who have one White parent, the answers to questions of identity can be confusing to sort out.
“Within me, I hold two cultures, two ancestries that sometimes feel at odds with each other. But when they exist in me, they create something that is simultaneously both and neither.”
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