Candice Lola

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I’m Going to be a Part of an Exhibit!

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Well, my work is anyway. Las Artelitas, a collective here in Chicago that works with artists of color to develop trenchant social commentary through art. I’ve submitted a piece that adapts the story of the Three Little Pigs for the theme of the exhibit, whose description I’ve included below: The Allegorical White Horse is a […]

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Jay-Z Addresses Getting Stomped in an Elevator and My Essay on it is Relevant Again

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‘member that time Solange punched the hell outta Jay-Z’s balls with her big toe? What a blow (to his ego and otherwise). I am happy to report that Jay-Z’s healed nicely and released the most tea-spillinist album of all the occupants of that elevator. I’m also happy to report that I WAS RIGHT in my […]

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Interview Update!

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If you follow me on any of my social media then you know that I am an uber nerd girl that co-hosts a nerd talk radio show once a week. You would also know that my signature silver hair is directed influenced by Storm style, that I cosplayed as Storm this year, and that in […]

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Publishing Update

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My essay “On Black Girlhood” has been published in the Huffington Post! Check it out here. 

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On Black Girlhood: A Guide

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    It just helps if you are born light-skinned. Not too light-skinned, obviously, because then people will think that you are white and tease you for it. You should be a nice honey or peanut butter color. It will also help if you have light-colored eyes. Green and blue are the best. Hazel is […]

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Publishing update!

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I’ve been published! You can find my work this week in Skidmark zine sandwiched between two VERY cool comics. “The Song That Brought Her” is a *micro* story heavily inspired by the theme Aliens and my mother, who has the amazing talent of poetically telling it like it is. Look for me on page 7. […]

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Pantydropper

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She had stopped in her home bathroom, then at the car, and now she stood outside of the bar, balking once again. Who did she think she was, anyway? She turned around just in time to see her Uber driver pull off. She was in it now. She touched up her miniskirt and entered, her […]

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I’ve Got a New Mailing List!

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Now, when you sign up for my mailing list you get stories EXCLUSIVE to subscribers AND fresh updates when I post! That’s double the story! Sign up here! Give me your email, and I’ll give you brand new stories exclusively for my subscribers! * indicates required Email Address *

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The People

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The strange group of people that lived on the waterfront had been there for decades, or centuries now, according to some stories. They were so good at dunking their heads into the sand at any sign of trouble that they barely felt the grains scratching against their eyeballs anymore. They became fast at it, too. […]

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That Night

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Her fingers rapped the rhythm of the music that commanded her hips. The base of his neck was her drum. There was something about the way he ran his hands down her sides as they swayed As they rocked As they flowed through crowded dance floor with nary a worry. His mouth was liquid that […]

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