Tag Archives: Russia

What is it to be “Caucasian,” and…

…what and where is The Caucasus? When I was quite young I learned that the word “Caucasian” somehow applied to me and my family as types of humans who were “white,” or at least not “Negro” or “Oriental,” but that … Continue reading

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Back in the USSR

Been away so long I hardly knew the place Gee, it’s good to be back home Leave it till tomorrow to unpack my case Honey disconnect the phone I’m back in the USSR You don’t know how lucky you are, … Continue reading

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