I Was a Weird Black Emo Teen in a Misery-Obsessed White Subculture
The return of My Chemical Romance has led me to rethink my place in emo, and emo's place in Black culture.
'I Wanted to Die': How Birth Control Pills Can Ruin Your Life
Historically, women have been expected to bear both children and the burden of preventing unwanted pregnancy. But even the most common, "safest" contraceptive methods can cause serious side effects.
What It Was Like to Grow Up Fat
I asked my family what it was like to raise an overweight kid during the childhood obesity epidemic, but it seems no one noticed.
Canada’s Tinder Men Are Annoying Black Women with Their Racist and Sexist Bullshit
Life is tough enough dating as a black woman without having to deal with creepers messaging you about "dark chocolate"
This Is How My College Town Responded After I Called It a Racist Asshole
Let's just say I was surprised.
London, Ontario, Was a Racist Asshole to Me
In the four years I've spent in the city I've been called names like Ebony, Dark Chocolate, Shaniqua, Ma, Blackish, and Boo.