Author Archives : fabian

Together We Stand Strong


I work hard to learn the language fluently I came to Sweden from Gambia on the 25th of april 2015. I work hard to learn the language fluently but it’s not easy. Besides Swedish, I study business at the university of Stockholm but it’s just a backup. My dream is to become a model!

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I hear people use the n-word several times a day I have a strong memory from when I was four years old. The cops came and they took me and my family to jail. They separated us and my mom was put in trial. Ethiopia was at that time in war with Eritrea and we were deported out of the…

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 I have a passion for fashion! I´m a driven, independent, woman who works hard to achieve my goals. When I came to Sweden as a 21 year old, I was determined to quickly learn the Swedish language fluently. While I was studying, I worked as a breakfast hostess in order to have a steady income. I have som experience in…

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I love my job and I love to be a role model for my students Educated people were silenced during the dictatorship in Chile and my parents fled 1988 to Sweden because of the threat that existed. I didn´t feel different during my childhood. Now, when I´m older, I notice that people have preconceptions because of my appearance. I experience…

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The election in the states  was so different from any other election we’ve had The election in the states  was so different from any other election we’ve had. We saw campaigning through the use of social media and paid computer-generated tweets and hashtags. What’s dangerous about this is that they actually had some power in swaying public opinion. In a…

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Pray for our nation. Pray for a peaceful transition of leadership! A year ago on my travels in Southeast Asia, hearing people from Europe and Australia, and even Asia, talk about American politics, I was embarrassed and assured them that Donald Trump has no political standing; he won’t be POTUS. I was wrong. President-Elect, Donald J. Trump, has given his…

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Success is a result of hard work! I´m half American, half Norweigan.  I strongly believe in the mantra “success is a result of hard work”. Hard work gave me the opportunity to represent Norway in the european championship in horse racing. I´ve had a wonderful carrier as a professional Jockey. My future goal is to start up my own business,…

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We are strong women! I´m proud to be a black, Muslim woman but it is hard because I´m constantly exposed to racial prejudice both on the Internet and in my everyday life. I run a platform on Instagram that´s about highlighting the silent voices and to show that black, Muslim woman can hold all social positions. We are not weak,…

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Together We Stand Strong


Sometimes I have felt different because of my appearance “I was adopted from Colombia and came to Sweden when I was 6 months old.  Thanks to the support from my family and girlfriend I gained the courage to contact my biological family. The first time I talked to them was a year ago, it was with mixed feelings and many questions…

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Live and die filthy fresh “I was born and raised in Gothenburg. At the age of 15 I signed a contract with the club Häcken but I ended my professional soccer career to become a musician instead. Now I have my own music company. My influences come from pop electronic and afro punk. I´m going to work hard to achieve…

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