What It’s Like To Be a Black American Woman Abroad During COVID-19
“Hey, are you good? Trump is saying Americans need to come back home.”
This is what my friend Ryan texted a couple of weeks ago. He’s a black American, originally from Miami, but is studying in Tokyo. For a second I wondered if this was by some kind of decree, and I furiously texted him back.
“Wait, I don’t get it,” I wrote, “are you saying you’re going back there?”