The personal narrative of a Caribbean woman living in the Middle East.
I Am Petra Marie is a personal narrative of the reality of a black Caribbean woman living in the Middle East. This episode, a very vulnerable recount of an experience characterising the sexualized black female stereotype. When is a change gonna come?
Episode 1: Objectified
My first few months in Turkey came with an unusual and unexpected request every time I left home. As a black Caribbean woman, I was not ready for the attention that my skin colour brought me. A lighthearted encounter captured in this podcast, tells you everything you need to know about being black in Turkey.