Tag Archives: Globalization

F8: Why I love the Fast and Furious Franchise

F8: Better than Furious Seven, still not as good as Fast Five. But #Letty and #Ramsey are my new favorite #dynamicduo. Continue reading

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Summer 2016: Cuba, Japan, China

Check out my trips to Cuba, Japan, and China this summer. 2016 may have sucked but my travel this year was AWESOME. Photo Book via Shutterfly

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Cuba 2016

In May, I was honored to accompany a delegation from the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) to Hominis 2016, organized by the Cuban Psychological Society in Havana. The trip was an amazing! We wandered the streets of Old Havana, marveling at … Continue reading

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Caribbean Multiracial Ethnic Identity and Social Networking Sites: Accepted at #ICA15 in Puerto Rico!

See you in May, Puerto Rico! ABSTRACT: Persons of mixed race are often framed as the ‘other,’ forced to construct and affirm identities based on larger societal norms where monoracial is the norm. However, being multiracial in the Caribbean is the … Continue reading

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“What are you?” Reactions to American Racial Rhetoric among Mixed and Multiracial Caribbeans

Historically, the United States has had tumultuous relationship with mixed and multiracial individuals within its borders; interracial marriage was illegal until 1967, and the one-drop rule continues affect racial discourse. Combined with the hegemonic power of American culture, the effect … Continue reading

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