Hey welcome to episode 89 of Lighten Up with Melanie Dale. Today I’m talking with Patrice Gopo, author of All the Colors We Will See. We chat about the importance of storytelling and talking about race and immigration. Patrice has a unique and important perspective and her story is captivating. Her parents are from Jamaica, she grew up in Alaska, moved to South Africa, married a Zimbabwean man, and now she lives in North Carolina. She shares about the complexity of her identity, feeling different, and how she’s processed her identity in her new book All the Colors We Will See. Patrice also offers great advice on how we can welcome immigrants around us, in our neighborhoods and communities, so listen in and lighten up!
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Links from the show:
- Check out Patrice’s new book, All the Colors We Will See
- Find Patrice on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
- Patrice’s website
- Kate Motaung’s interview on Lighten Up
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