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I write about identity, race, immigration, art, activism and all the other things that keep me up at night. 

Sampling of essays:

I Was a Museum's Black Lives Matter Hire, Hyperallergic

I have a hard time hearing men talk — literally. That's not the most troubling part, Salon

What If We Believed Anything Was Possible?, YES! Magazine

In the Past Two Years, Museums Have Finally Started Hiring Black Women for Top Jobs. Why Are So Many Already Leaving?, Artnet

The Fuzzy Line Between Inspiration and Appropriation, Hyperallergic

Artists Breathe New Life Into Archives, Hyperallergic

Learning to Live With Racist In-Laws, Elle

How Black Artists in Texas Demonstrate the Spirit of Juneteenth, Hyperallergic

COVID-19 Pandemic Sheds New Light on Access to the ArtsHyperallergic

Decolonization: an Act of Independence, Not Benevolence, Hyperallergic

What Black Panther Gets Right About the Politics of Museums, Hyperallergic

Dear Customs and Border Patrol, USA Today

Diversity Includes Opinion, Austin American Statesman

Art, Not Hate, Has Many Sides, Psychology Today

No Really, Where are YOU From, TRT World

What Loving Can Show Us About Multiracial Parenting, TIME Magazine

I Was Locked Up Because..., The Guardian


My essays about privilege, race, immigration, and art and representation, have appeared in Elle, the Guardian, Time Magazine, Psychology Today, USA Today, and Hyperallergicamong others. In 2017, I was the Jack Jones Literary Art’s Tiphanie Yanique Fellow at the inaugural retreat for women writers of color.  My short stories have been published by Catapult and Pree, abnd recognized by Glimmer Train, Kore Press, and New Letters, among others. 


(*hush* keep checking here for details about a forthcoming book.)

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