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Bisi Adjapon


Bisi Adjapon’s second novel, Daughter in Exile, was published in January. When not writing, or pretending to write, she dances a lot and gets whacked by tennis balls on the court. She lives in Virginia.

— From February 2023
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

You’re Not A Racist

You’re not a racist; you’re my liberal friend, the one who applauds my Africanness. But one day, in your home, you asked me never to leave the window open lest some Black — you blinked, snipped off what you were about to say, and continued — lest some thief climb through it to steal something.

February 2023
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