Taiye Selasi

Don't ask where I'm from, ask where I'm a local

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When someone asks you where you're from … do you sometimes not know how to answer? Writer Taiye Selasi speaks on behalf of "multi-local" people, who feel at home in the town where they grew up, the city they live now and maybe another place or two. "How can I come from a country?" she asks. "How can a human being come from a concept?"

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In her writings, Taiye Selasi explores our relationship to our multiple identities.

In her writings, Taiye Selasi explores our relationship to our multiple identities.