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This Is For Every Woman

My sisters: this is for you. This is for each of you, my sisters. This is for every woman who suffered at the hands of a universal patriarchal culture. Today is for every woman who ever had to disguise herself as a man when feeling unsafe; for every woman who ever wore an oversized hoodie…

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Eight Months of Love

To me, the beautiful thing about writing is that everyone has the ability to do it and to do it well. Some call it talent, but I beg to differ. There’s no talent in writing — there’s talent in how you use the words you write to ignite something in those who read. There’s talent in how…

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Letters to Malcolm

Dear Malcolm, in PS 201, a school nestled in Flushing, Queens, where 43 percent of the students are Black, the children were banned from writing about you. the teacher dragged her chalk, scratching a line through your name as a way to mute you. she told the children to pour their white outs, hit their…

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Your Disease Does Not Have You

Sabiha Mahmoud is a relentless activist, a photojournalist, a filmmaker, a cartoonist, and a wonderful mother living in the United Kingdom. She recently published this moving open letter about illness- from those suffering to those care-taking.  Dear comrades and friends, In the past months I have been and still am witnessing another kind of suffering, the…