Dominicans who support a court ruling that could strip thousands of their Haitian-descended compatriots of citizenship are railing against author Junot Diaz.
The Dominican-American author criticized the Dominican high court’s decision on the citizenship issue as “racist” in a piece co-authored for the Los Angeles Times, and in comments to the local press. His outspoken attitude has drawn criticism from a group of eight intellectuals on the island, as well as a government official — all of whom have responded by attacking the author personally.
and Dominican “elites” once again prove that they are worth shit
And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s latest book American has been listed by the New York Times as one the year’s best fiction novels, as selected by the publication’s editors of The New York Times Book Review.
Straying from Nigerian landscapes, as seen in her previous books, as suggested by the title of the book, the story centers around a young woman who moves to the United States for educational purposes - a common decision for many young Africans pursuing tertiary education opportunities, and her experiences with her multi-layered dual identities as she struggles aligning herself fully with each, and the allegiances that lie on either end.
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