Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan: an Illustration of the Resiliency of Refugee Children

Say You’re One of Them | Author: Uwem Akpan | Genre: Fiction Paperback: 361 | Publisher: Back Bay Books (2008) | ISBN: 978-0-316-08637-0 “It was a time just to be a human being and to celebrate that. What mattered now was how to get people to lay down their weapons and biases, and how to … Continue reading Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan: an Illustration of the Resiliency of Refugee Children

I Try, I Try

We tightened the laces and practiced the art of walking on blades. We probably looked like a mismatched group – a few white women with nearly 40 middle school students representing multiple countries around the world. Brown skin, black skin, white skin. Tall socks with athletic shorts covered some, and others had come in hoodies … Continue reading I Try, I Try