The idea of “freedom” continues to be misleading for Black people in America

If the events of the previous year have proven anything to me, as a Black person in America, it is that “freedom” has yet to become a term that we can all, as Americans, embrace equally.

While the American government, corporations, and mainstream media would like to put up this…

Like most professions seen as “sex work”, exotic dancing has long been met with stigma and reproach.

Disclaimer: This story may contain spoilers for the STARZ series P-Valley.

Like most professions seen as “sex work”, exotic dancing has long been met with stigma and reproach. The way in which sex workers are perceived in our society is regularly a double folded topic. On one hand, the numerous…

My thick and bustling coils catch your attention. You look at em’ with a mix of wonder and trepidation. Your hand itching to touch, I bet. Get your fingers lost in the dark strands until the craving is sated. But someone must have taught you better. Because you don’t do…

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves is a non-fiction anthology compiled of essays written by black women writers sharing how their impactful experiences with literature shaped the women that they have become. The anthology’s editor Glory Edim is the founder of the Well-Read Black Girl book club turned…

Jasmine Chantel

A compulsive reader, wannabe writer, and generous gifter… of unsolicited opinions. Website: https://www.damusersden.com/

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