Each of us is more than the worst we’ve ever done-or the burrito we couldn't pay for...Read More
France Francois is a writer, activist, and changemaker striving for a better world.
"You Americans think everything is racist. You guys can't take a joke " is something I hear anytime I point out an issue. Well, are the Latinos right in that we can't take a joke?Read More
I stood there shocked as he walked away, the realization of what just happened sinking in. It was not yet 8 a.m. in the morning and I had already experienced racism, sexism, paternalism, and classism all before I’d even had breakfast.Read More
Today, with the murder of Alton Sterling, I scrolled through my timeline and again viewed the familiar disconnect as my white friends live in an America where the police serve and protect and my black friends live in one where the police harass and kill. That is our reality.Read More
The fact that Panama celebrated and embraced its citizens of Afro-descent this month in a region that often hides or derides its African roots is noteworthy. Yet it's how the people themselves embrace their African roots through music, food, dance, and discussions that made this month exceptional!Read More
The exoticism of black bodies in the Caribbean has led to some of the black men preferring to date white women exclusively as their meal ticket to economic stability. It was in a local club in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica where I’d finally had enough of this...Read More
We need to acknowledge the unearned privileges we have as expats and then take that privilege down a notch.Read More