I became fully aware of my blackness in second grade. I had just started at a new school, a private school in Howard County, MD, and I was one of six black kids in my entire grade. It was not the first time I’d been the minority at school. Looking back, the Montessori school I […]Read more "For Colored Girls"
Last week, I went on a day trip to Oxford. To be honest, all I could think about was Gatsby claiming he was an “Oxford man” and where I would eat lunch. However, the tour of the university showcased the historical and architectural beauty of both the town and the institution, despite the rain and […]Read more "Day Trip to Oxford, 2/10"