Writing and Digital Projects


At the U.S. Open, Serena Williams Demanded the Apology All Black Women Deserve (Glamour Magazine)

Aretha Franklin and John McCain's Funerals Illuminate Two Drastically Different Americas (ESSENCE Magazine)

Growing Up In Church, I Know the Ariana Grande Groping Moment Well (Glamour Magazine)

'This Is Us' Star Ron Cephas Jones Spills On His Stellar TV Performance and Working With His Daughter on 'Dog Days' (ESSENCE Magazine)

Love Is_ Episode 1 and Episode 2 recaps (ESSENCE Magazine)

My Bishop, Most Rev. Curry, Just Changed the History of Royal Weddings (Glamour Magazine)

The End of an Era: ‘Scandal’ Changed the Way the World Watched Television (ESSENCE Magazine)

On Beychella, HBCUs and Black Culture (ESSENCE Magazine)

How ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Helped Me Deal with My Father’s Absence (ESSENCE Magazine)

Red Lip Theology: Yes, Progressive Church Girls Do Exist (The Glow Up/The Root)

Preying Masked As Prayer: Can These Viral Sermons for Singles Stop Targeting Black Women? (ESSENCE Magazine)

The Gentrification of MLK (ESSENCE Magazine) 

Expecting Oprah to Run for President is Asking Black Women to Save America…Again (ESSENCE Magazine)


Going Toward the Light: My Glow Up Year in Review (The Glow Up/The Root) 

Red Lip Theology: Every Sista Deserves to be a Stunna (The Glow Up/The Root)

Whitney’s ‘Can I Be Me?’ Documentary Examines Her Hidden Identity (ESSENCE Magazine)

4:43 (Personal Blog)

A Seat at the Table Syllabus (Collaboration with The Elle.com Media Scholars under the direction of Dr. Melissa Harris Perry)


What Shall We Say to These Things? The Implications of Black Women’s Singleness (Personal Blog)

Beyonce’s Lemonade and Black Women’s Spirituality (Religion&Politics)

The Lemonade Syllabus (Digital Project)