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EPISODE #6 | Kesai Feels His Feelings

Pronouns: He/Him

For many who identify as multiracial, being split between two cultures is cause for some much-needed soul searching. For Kesai, not having any connection with his father or other Black family members made it even harder to understand that part of his identity.

Looking back, I think it was in that moment when I was eight when I had the emotional breakdown that turned into an emotional breakthrough, that I was finally at peace not knowing my dad…My happiness isn’t dependent on knowing my father, it’s dependent on knowing me.

Episode Notes:

This is Episode 6, Season 2 of The TMI Project Story Hour: Black Stories Matter featuring TMI Project storyteller Kesai Reddick. This episode was produced by Hayley Downs and mixed by Marlan Barry. It was co-produced by Radio Kingston. Special thanks to Ida Hakkila, Nate Brogan, Kale Kaposhilin, Jimmy Buff, and North Guild Productions.

Episode Contributors:

Eva Tenuto
Hayley Downs
Blake Pfeil
Sara DeRose
Edison Woods
Dara Lurie
Marlan Barry
Lauren Gill
Shantae Howell
Clarissa Marie Ligon
Kesai Reddick


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