New Essay in the Huffington Post

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Hi readers! My recent essay “Role Model” is now in the Huffington Post. You can read it without expletives (ha) here, and you can also find the original post here. I believe that I was in a distraught mental state when I wrote this, and put it together in about two hours, from first to […]

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Representation

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The little girl keeps staring at me. Her hair is blonde and long, and curls into soft waves. It’s wispy along her forehead, which is so light and translucent that I can see her cheeks flush. She has a little round heart mouth that is closed tight, and pale blue eyes that follow my hands […]

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F$%k you: In Defense of the Angry Activist

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Can I be angry yet? Is that ok with you? Can I scream for change, or should I stay respectable and quiet like you preach from your bubble of privilege? What safe and quiet avenues can I take to save my life while anti-me speech is being consumed by the masses Digested And regurgitated into […]

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My First Huffington Post Piece is Live

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After months and months, my first Huffington Post piece is published and doing well. It is written so sort of an open letter to a little black girl I knew some years ago, juxtaposing my feelings about my own natural hair journey and freedom with her carefree attitude. I hope that many of you, no […]

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I Was Invited to be a Panel Discussant

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On June 1st I was given the pleasure of being a panel discussant for a diversity class at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I was able to join a conversation with promising graduate students about the function of sexism, intersectional feminism, and the effects of patriarchy on all genders in our society. I found […]

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Role Model

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I wanted to say something. I did! I opened up my mouth and everything. I had the words organized into scathing sentences in my mind. I was gonna set the record straight. I was gonna say my piece. But I didn’t. Because I remembered my Dad. His words still sting even in memory. “You really […]

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