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Normal Black Girls Rock Too

Representation matters so much. Seeing art, success, and passion come from other black women makes me feel like I can do and create anything. I don’t feel so inadequate and insignificant when I see those who come before me doing great things (but it’s also just as important to see people who look like me… Continue reading Normal Black Girls Rock Too

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“Congratulate Tayler on her work anniversary”

I am a new professional and this week marks my first year of my first full-time job after grad school. Aside from getting used to the agonizing notion that I will never have summer break ever again (and this transition is *not literally* rough on my body), I find that my days are filled with… Continue reading “Congratulate Tayler on her work anniversary”

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When the System Unwinds

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams through me for a loop. I tend to get books without reading the description. It’s kinda like swiping on Tinder and going on a date without reading their bio. It can either be successful or an absolute… Continue reading When the System Unwinds

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Fifty Shades of Feminism

My second attempt at reading Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal has been a success! I started it before (the audiobook version) and I didn’t pay attention because I couldn’t stick with the narrator’s voice (a very important characteristic for an audiobook). I decided to give it another chance and I loved… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Feminism

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You’re Story is Important (And Other Grammar Lessons)

Recently, I attended a conference where Tara Westover was one of the keynote speakers. Not as recently, I read her book Educated. So, I was absolutely fan-girling when I discovered that (my professor weeps to herself every time she senses me use the word that. She hated that world and instill in us students that… Continue reading You’re Story is Important (And Other Grammar Lessons)