Lori L. Tharps – Rediscovering Spain: Reflections on Life, Race, and Identity

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Lori L. Tharps, is a renowned journalist, author, and creative writing coach, whose work delves into the intersection of race and popular culture. Lori shares her remarkable journey from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to her current home in Malaga, Spain, where she resides with her family and a mischievous canine companion.

Reflecting on her earlier negative experiences in Spain, Lori candidly discusses how she almost dismissed her return to the country, only to discover a newfound appreciation for the richness of her experiences.

From her critically acclaimed books “Hair Story” and “Same Family Different Colors” to her insightful writings in publications including The New York Times and Essence magazine, Lori’s perspective offers invaluable insights into issues of race, culture, and identity. Tune in as she shares her story of resilience, transformation, and the power of embracing new beginnings.

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Chrishan Wright is the visionary behind Blaxit Global—an influential platform inspiring and empowering the African diaspora to embrace a life abroad. As the dynamic host of the Blaxit Global Podcast, Chrishan amplifies the stories of Black expats, weaving a narrative that transcends boundaries.

Chrishan's impact extends far beyond the podcast, as she's become a sought-after freelance journalist and speaker. Her compelling insights have garnered attention from media outlets including The New York Times, HuffPost, PBS, InStyle Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, Travel Noire, and more. As a speaker, she brings a unique perspective on the intersection of culture, identity, and the transformative power of relocation.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Chrishan is a devoted mother to two adult children. Fueling her passion for exploration, she embarked on her own journey, leaving the United States in 2023 to call Lisbon, Portugal, home. Chrishan's story is not just about relocation; it's a testament to the profound impact of embracing change and finding empowerment in the global tapestry of life. Join Chrishan on this transformative journey and let her experiences inspire your own adventure abroad.

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