In Tanzania, They Called Me Muzungu - but I’m a Person of Color

Why I internalized the term

beautiful African woman with headwrap
Selfie moment with my beautiful sister, Leah — Unguja (Zanzibar Island)

When we say muzungu we mean both a foreigner, and a white person who is not from Tanzania. But, now I understand, Lola — you are not muzungu.

-Micky Millian,
Program Manager at New Chapter Development for Youth

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Poet ~ Cultural Storyteller ~ Editor at Little Love Lines & The Resistance Room ~ https://latrekista.com ~ https://thirdaccent.com

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Poet ~ Cultural Storyteller ~ Editor at Little Love Lines & The Resistance Room ~ https://latrekista.com ~ https://thirdaccent.com

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