Being a “chooser” in a dating field that deems Black women undesirable

When presenting myself as a dating prospect, my checklist took into account the many expectations that men place on women to be seen as attractive.


I have no interest in “white allies”

By Gyasi Lake I have no interest in “white allies.” The construction of the white identity was... more


Nourishing Black children has nothing to do with their parents’ genders and everything to do with letting them be themselves

Adults often forget that children are people, and we were children, too, not long ago. How we treat them matters, more than we realize, and it will impact them for the rest of their lives.


Facing my eating disorder: No one loves fat, Black bodies

I, like most people with eating disorders, never intended to have an eating disorder. I was just trying to stop being “the fat one.”



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