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black moms abroad:
Paula Mans

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Paula Mans met and fell in love with her Guinean husband in Salvador, Brazil when they were fresh out of college. But now that she's become a mother, she's seeing her adopted hometown in a new light—specifically the fact that the majority Black country is rife with colorism and racism. 

Learn more about how Paula is raising her daughter to love her blackness in a country that doesn't always see if for Black folks.

Photo courtesy of Paula Mans