I fled Zimbabwe for a new life in Canada. Why does everyone here think I’m from the Caribbean?

Ray Mwareya / @rmwareya


Ray Mwareya is a journalist, culture writer, essayist and immigrant in Ottawa. His work appears in Al Jazeera, Ricochet Media, Life and Thyme, the Guardian and Newsweek. If he is not learning how to skate the Rideau River in winter, he is usually hiking the Algonquin Park.

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