By: S. I. Rosenbaum : Published in Boston Magazine
Malia Lazu grew up in Hawaii, an ideal place to be a mixed-race kid:
People of color make up 75 percent of the population there.
Lazu compares the culture of her childhood to the ubiquitous Hawaiian “plate lunch,”
where Korean, native Hawaiian, Portuguese, & Japanese food might share a single plate.
When she arrived in Boston, she found that “everything is so much more black and white,”
“It’s the culture. Everything is compartmentalized.”
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