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Her first book project is an anthology:
“Black Girl, White School: Thriving, Surviving and No, You Can’t Touch My Hair” and the accompanying journals.
About the Book
The purpose of this book is to offer support and guidance for black girls in predominately white institutions (PWI) as well as offer insight to PWI’s so that they may gain a better understanding of our experiences.
Entries should be no more than 1,000 words. There is no minimum. I want to represent a variety of voices and experiences so be open and creative. Your piece can be anything from a poem, to a letter to your younger/current student self, to an essay or story. Use your voice!
Code Switching – an art, a defense, a sanctuary
I’m Not Her – when someone mistakes you for the other black girl
Ally or Gatekeeper – the helpers and not so helpful
On Oreos and Blackness – it ain’t just a cookie
Minorities Unite – camaraderie, affinity groups and safe spaces
Black Girl Magic – what makes you magically awesome?
What I Wish I Had – what would have helped you as a black girl in school?
Tips for Resilience – bounce back, backbones and brilliance
Permission to be Vulnerable – times when you weren’t a strong black woman