Traveling while Black can be Inundating and Emotionally Purging
Kennedy Stone is a 21 year old student at Central Michigan University studying mechanical engineering. I know that often times being a person of color from an inner city can be a limiting factor on the opportunities life puts in front of you. I am a first generation high school graduate and aContinue reading Passport Support Giveaway Winner!
It was the beginning of May & as a Middle School Educator in the heart of Detroit, I was exhausted. Overwhelmed with state testing, meeting deadlines and relentlessly trying to turn my students into social-change agents. I knew I had 1 month left & I knew after that 1 month I wasContinue reading Quick Solo Getaway: Paris & Barcelona
Costa Rica, a developing country that got rid of its military to instead focus its finances on a universal healthcare and education program, you know the things that really matter. Not a surprise they consistently rank top in the global happiness index. Once again, the plane ticket price confirmed my attendance when IContinue reading Costa Rica: Sensory Overload
Cartagena, Cartagena, Cartagena. The quickest I ever fell in love with a travel destination. I want to say this is mainly because the people there are so remarkable. Despite getting my passport stolen (which is a whole other blog post), I honestly & truly didn’t have 1 bad experience in Cartagena. I seeContinue reading Cartagena: The Juxtaposition
At our annual Line Christmas party, I tell my sands my plans to travel the world. My sands Ari tells me she plans to visit Thailand in March with another one of our sorors, I jokingly said “not without me.” In a playful manner but was very serious as Thailand was definitelyContinue reading Thailand for The 25th!
Greece will always have a special place in my heart, being my first solo trip abroad and being a trip that reified my blackness and made me realize that I wanted to embark on a journey to decolonize perceived travel culture. Why I originally planned to go on the trip was theContinue reading My First Solo Adventure: Greece!