Being Black In Russia

Being Black in Russia Post from Saint Petersburg July 2015 A few days ago a small group of American students from Moscow came to stay at the dorms in St. Petersburg. One asked me about what it was like being black in Russia, or if I had come across any issues concerning race during my…

What inspired me to learn languages

I wanted to learn languages for the challenge and to gain a better understanding of parts of the world that still seem mysterious to most Americans. I study Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Arabic these are considered some of the hardest languages to learn for English speakers because they are not even remotely related to English….