Drawing on her experience as the child of Jamaican immigrants, born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Patrice enjoys exploring issues of race, immigration and belonging. Her essays have appeared in a variety of publications, including Sweet: A Literary Confection and the online editions of The New York Times and The Washington Post. Her radio commentaries have appeared on Charlotte, North Carolina’s NPR station WFAE 90.7.

Articles by Patrice

Teaching My Daughter That Africa Is a Continent

When a country is compared to a continent, we effectively communicate that not all countries—or the people in them—are significant enough for us to name.
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