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We're BACK! In the Season Two premiere of 1stGens, meet our new Roundtable Crew: Jorge, Diana, Genie and Emmanuel. This go-round, we'll explore the theme of gender and in this first episode, gender roles.
Hear how Perrine and Skye's Liberian parents shaped their perspectives and get to know Jorge, a Cuban-American unifying the Queen City.
For Vogue Magazine's 125th Anniversary, they featured an article entitled, "Miss America," showcasing America's need for beauty pageants in immigrant communities. This is how we at 1st Gens discovered the reigning Miss Liberia in the U.S., Gboea Flumo, who was featured FIRST in this amazing article. We love everything these diverse queens showcase and what they represent within their culture. Read the full article here.
In Episode 5, let’s play “The Name Game.” This special episode features short stories from co-hosts Perrine and Skye as well as the entire roundtable crew: Betty, Elvira, Chelsea and Shaun. Listen to how the names of these 1stGens shape their identity.
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Dating can literally be a struggle--especially when you have to meet parents and introduce your significant other to your immigrant family. Listen to how Skye & Perrine dealt with their love life early on, PLUS hear Betty's amazing story of dating while Sierra Leonean-American.
Music from: bensound.com, purple-planet.com, sound-click.com and freemusicarchive.org
Get to know co-hosts, Perrine and Skye as they share their early struggles of being Liberian-American. Also, hear Chelsea's story of how she navigated being multi-racial and multi-cultural.