DON'T ASK WHERE I'M FROM, ASK WHERE I'M A LOCAL | TAIYE SELASI | TED TALKS

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? | TED

 

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