As a writer, my interests focus on the intersections of parenting, diversity, and health. I also write stories that move people to action.
I've edited several books and publications and hundreds of articles. Read on to see where I've done some of my best work.
Writing Editing Content strategizing
Proofreading Copy editing Developmental editing
I've written hundreds of articles and posts. Here's a small selection.
Racial Literacy: Looking at Privilege and Power | Enslow Publishing
Contributing editor of American Birth Story: The Changing Face of Birth in America | Parents
Doulas Make a Difference for Culturally Competent Care and We Need Them in Delivery Rooms | Parents
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Permanently Change Childbirth in America for the Better | Parents
When Maternity Wards in Black Neighborhoods Disappear | The New York Times
How Our Conversation Around Breastfeeding Hurts Black Infants | The Establishment
How to Help a Teenager Handle the Death of an Idol | The New York Times
Why it’s important to find moments of joy in a crisis — and teach kids to do the same | The Washington Post
The Art of Mothers Holding Space For One Another | Human Parts
Why My Black Son Needed A Dog | The Washington Post
Where do black mothers go to cry? | The Washington Post
Race and Diversity
Knotless Box Braids Are In—But Braids Aren't A Trend | NYLON magazine
The Racists on My Neighborhood Watch App | Human Parts
How The War On Drugs Was A War On Black Children | Oxygen.com
How to Protect Kids From the Flu | Elemental by Medium
Entertainment & Shopping
The Best Gifts for 4-Year-Olds | The New York Times' Wirecutter
The Best Gifts for 5-Year-Olds | The New York Times' Wirecutter
The Best Gifts for 6-Year-Olds | The New York Times' Wirecutter
10 Fantastic Family Movies To Stream On Movie Night | LittleThings
How Warner Bros. Set the Jason Momoa ‘Aquaman’ Thirst Trap | Black Girl Nerds
New Year, New Netflix Shows: Four Series to Add to Your List in 2019 | Black Girl Nerds
Southern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in journalism with a news-editorial emphasis.