Nonfiction

Bear Hugs
[forthcoming in Road Grays — Fall 2019]
A Portrait of Madness
[forthcoming in Linden Avenue Literary Journal — June 2019]
Night Owl
[Sidereal Magazine — May 15, 2019]
My Sexual Assault Still Affects My Marriage, Even Though It Happened 13 Years Ago
[Elite Daily Apr. 01, 2019]
Kendra Young on Buffy the Vampire Slayer showed me Black girls could be heroes, too
[HelloGiggles Mar. 18, 2019]
peril + power
[honey & lime literary magazine, audioFeb. 19, 2019]
Teaching my biracial daughters that all hair is good hair is an act of self-love
[HelloGiggles Feb. 08, 2019]
Embracing My (Postpartum) Body.
[On Our Moon Feb. 03, 2019]
Being in public without fear of harassment is my right, but not my reality
[HelloGiggles Jan. 25, 2019]
Mothers Aren’t Allowed To Be Angry
[On Our Moon Jan. 13, 2019]
Bitter Grief
[The Hellebore —Dec. 31, 2018]
How ‘Addams Family Values’ taught me the racist Thanksgiving history I never learned in school
[HelloGiggles Nov. 20, 2018]
‘The Craft’ was the root of my preteen empowerment
[HelloGiggles Oct. 23, 2018]
The Color(ism) Divide in Motherhood
[On Our Moon Sept. 23, 2018]
Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka demonstrate the struggle of Black excellence and Black womanhood
[HelloGiggles Sept. 10, 2018]
As a black woman, I have to confront misogyny and racial inequality in childbirth
[HelloGiggles July 04, 2018]
When I go shopping as a Black Woman
[HelloGiggles Apr. 23, 2018]
As a Black woman and mother, the Austin bombings challenged my mental health as much as my safety
[HelloGiggles Mar. 28, 2018]
In All, There I Am
[Stoneboat Literary Journal —in print Spring 2018, issue 8.2]
A Fractured Mind
[TAYO Literary Magazine — Jan. 31, 2018]
How I Am
[Cagibi —Jan. 15, 2018]
Tracks
[Mother Always Write — Jan. 05, 2018]
Retrospective
[Mothers Always Write —Oct. 23, 2017]
Another Black Man is Dead
[Sammiches & Psych Meds Oct. 6, 2016]