Don’t forget your African culture. People will love you for who you are.
Oluwabukola Christianah Oke was born in Lagos, Nigeria, in 2002, and arrived in Frederick in 2017. Her mother and siblings followed in 2019. Her father has been here for 10 years. Oluwabukola was very nervous at first. She thought she might be bullied, but people have been really friendly. Now she helps her family adjust. They attend the Redeemed Church of Christ. Members are from different countries. She loved her American Studies class. Now she can verify what her family sees on television based on what she was taught in school.