Beverly Lwenya is a Kenyan-Californian writer, entrepreneur, and Afropolitan. She founded The Afropolitan Shop in 2011, an initiative that helps African designers market their products on a global scale. She is passionate about tech, evangelism marginalized groups, and Jesus. She serves currently as the Communications Coordinator at The District Church in Washington, D.C.

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The Trap and Trappings of the American Dream

I WAS DISMAYED when my parents first told me that we'd be leaving our brownstone home in London for a small, two-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles. I was a Kenyan girl with a British accent.