I'm a jack of all editorial trades.

Versed in news reporting, feature writing, and specializing in cultural topics. I've worked for a handful of very different publications and can cover anything from pop culture to race relations.

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Jill scotts nudes and the black female body article
revolutionaryinpinkpumps.com

Jill Scott's Nudes & The Violation of The Black Female Body

The recent leak of multiple celebrity female news has sparked the question of whether or not we respect some bodies more than others....

Haiti earthquake girl mother clinic article
Women's eNews

Haiti Disaster Hits Home for Haitian-American | Womens eNews

Jan 24, 2010 ... As the disturbing images following the earthquake in Port-au-Prince unfold, Haitian-American Ariel Leconte reflects on the city her parents left ......

She Knows

When Do You Tell Your Date You're a Feminist? | BlogHer

When Do You Tell Your Date You're a Feminist? | Blo...

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jawbreaker.nyc

Harlem Welcomes Vivrant, the Beauty Haven for All Women!

Uptown beauties no longer have to trek downtown for their next beauty fix....

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jawbreaker.nyc

You Won't Find Black Lives Matter References in Tyler Perry's Shows

"I prefer to be on the front line in the sense, of things that move me in that way."

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This Apple Music Executive Is Peak Black Girl Magic!

Bozoma Saint John has our hearts on lock.

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Mitt Romney an “Owner in Shea Moisture”, Should We Be Concerned?

The notorious Republican’s company is a new investor in our beloved “Curl Milk” and “Black Soap”.

jawbreaker.nyc

When Will Black Men Ride For Black Women?

There’s a clear inequality in the support Black men provide Black women compared to what Black women give Black men, and we’re over it.

revolutionaryinpinkpumps.com

Why You Need Selfies

If you’re the type of person who doubts yourself; your abilities, your decisions, your potential…then selfies are for you.

Race over privilege copy article
revolutionaryinpinkpumps.com

Race v. Privilege Identifying with Baltimore

When you have not lived in the circumstance of the poor parts of Baltimore you can't understand the decisions people make....

Manufacturing black girl magic article
revolutionaryinpinkpumps.com

Manufacturing Black Girl Magic • Revolutionary In Pink Pumps

Black Girl Magic, is the essence of Black Women that no, #KylieJennerLipChallenge can ever replicate....

Zoe kravitz header article
jawbreaker.nyc

Zoe Kravitz Says Her Glorious Waist-Length Braids Are Important!

Zoe serves on the cover of C Magazine and talks about why her style has a deeper meaning!...

Ebonynovember2015 article
jawbreaker.nyc

The Truth About Ebony Magazine’s ‘Cosby Show’ Cover

The cover makes us think. But what exactly does it make us think about?...

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'Scream Queens' White Mammy, Token Black Girls and Other ...

Blood red flags everywhere!

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Spelman Student Starts Anonymous Twitter Account to Safely Reveal Rape On Campus | Jawbreaker

Spelman Student Starts Anonymous Twitter Account to...