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A minority within a minority

By August 8, 2020No Comments

Guest contributor Shira Speaks is an award-winning community champion and writer. She is passionate about Black Muslim womanhood, pop culture and telling the stories of those who are often ignored. In her personal essay, she looks back on her childhood in Ireland. 

I would not be the first to say I felt out of place at times growing up in Ireland. As a woman of Nigerian descent, now living in the United Kingdom, identity is a bit weird to me. 

Guest contributor Shira Speaks is an award-winning community champion and writer. She is passionate about Black Muslim womanhood, pop culture and telling the stories of those who are often ignored. In her personal essay, she looks back on her childhood in Ireland. 

I would not be the first to say I felt out of place at times growing up in Ireland. As a woman of Nigerian descent, now living in the United Kingdom, identity is a bit weird to me . . .

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