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    Imagine that your best friend, a person whom you’ve known since Mrs. Jones’ pre-school class and with whom you have eaten more than one bottle of ...
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    Bird Feeders

    Bird Feeders Old men grow hair from their noses and ears and yet their voices are right and assured, never asking what they’re worth. While their wi...
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    The Day I Discovered I Wasn’t Ugly...

    I remember the first time I noticed I was ugly.  It wasn’t like I hadn’t heard the word several times before but this time I knew it was ...
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    Worry Stones

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    Give Me That Ritalin

    “Well, you’re definitely going to score somewhere on the scale,” my psychologist said to me when I handed her back the questionnaire...
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    Of Earthly Gods

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    On Young, Black Motherhood

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    True Confessions of a Night Shift R.A.

    I’m a freshman at the University of Georgia, studying Journalism, and at the beginning of the year I started working in University Housing as a desk...
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#BlackLivesMatter: On Race, On Donald Trump, and Why Your Vote Matters Now More than Ever

Imagine that your best friend, a person whom you’ve known since Mrs. Jones’ pre-school class and with whom you have eaten more than one bottle of paste,  recently informed you…

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Bird Feeders

Bird Feeders Old men grow hair from their noses and ears and yet their voices are right and assured, never asking what they’re worth. While their wives wash the dishes,…

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The Day I Discovered I Wasn’t Ugly

I remember the first time I noticed I was ugly.  It wasn’t like I hadn’t heard the word several times before but this time I knew it was true. This…

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Worry Stones

My mother collects worry stones, when we go to beaches, lakes or rivers, even places without water she picks up stones and puts them in her pockets, in her purse,…

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Give Me That Ritalin

“Well, you’re definitely going to score somewhere on the scale,” my psychologist said to me when I handed her back the questionnaire. I’ve always wondered if I had ADHD. As…

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Of Earthly Gods

I had never been in awe of a man before. Never nervous about his body looking better than mine before we lay down to enjoy one another, but this man…

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On Young, Black Motherhood

Three years ago, I graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies and Psychology. I’d written critical analyses of COINTELPRO and J. Edgar Hoover, had several debates with…

Photo courtesy of MjZ Photography / Flickr.
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True Confessions of a Night Shift R.A.

I’m a freshman at the University of Georgia, studying Journalism, and at the beginning of the year I started working in University Housing as a desk assistant. Honestly, I’m super…