August 2015

Across the divide: Finding friendship, fashion and acceptance in a college dormitory

I remember the day I met her. She strolled over from next door and introduced herself to me and my roommate, Katie,* friendly like. “Wampum,” she said. “That’s hello in Jamaican.” Her skin was as dark as the color of black walnuts, and she laughed a lot. I liked her right from the start. It …

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