April 30, 2018

In my 20s I believed only a slim, fit body was a loveable body. That belief was made up of little and big harmful thoughts alike. Ideas like, “Your thighs ain’t supposed to be all on top of each other like that—rubbing together when you walk…almost starting a fire!” An...

July 24, 2017

WHO: A COLLECTIVE OF BLACK GIRLS WHO 

SPENT THE BEAUTIFUL BALTIMORE SUMMER 

LOVING THEMSELVES FROM THE TOPS OF 

THEIR PRETTY NAPPY HEADS TO THE 

BOTTOMS OF THEIR WORTH-A-DOZ...

June 9, 2017

A Revolutionary Summer is featured in HuffPost, baby! Journalist Louis Bolling does us justice! You can read the article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/baltimore-braces-for-a-revolutionary-summer_us_5939c20ce4b014ae8c69defe. 

May 23, 2017

A Revolutionary Summer had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with writer Kimberly Uslin to discuss the program and its impact on Baltimore's Black girls. You can check it out here: http://baltimorestyle.com/31091/a-revolutionary-summer/. 

May 2, 2016

It is no less than dangerous for a Black girl to depend on the world for esteem. In its hands, she is merely loud, silly, ugly, sexual. Should she swallow the world's definition of her, a Black girl stands to lose: time, voice, brilliance, significance, everyday gifts...

April 20, 2016

Should a Black girl depend on popular music, social media, or television for her identity, she’ll undoubtedly conclude she’s ugly, “ghetto”, angry, intimidating, silly, or unworthy.

 

Literature, particularly the sort written by womanists, serves as a shield from such go...

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