Bay Area-born, internationally-raised Oaklander.
Actor, singer, writer.
Storyteller and cultural chameleon.
Unexpected Family: For Rae Boxill (1936-2018)
We left behind the land we knew
The ones we loved, our history
We left behind the things familiar
to find a home across the sea
(Samira and Amira are on the phone)
SAMIRA: And then she said "Well, we all know that mixed people are hotter. You're so lucky you're mixed." It was so annoying!
AMIRA: Well, I mean, we are hot.
SAMIRA: You know what I mean.
AMIRA: What's the harm?