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Kaliyah Dorsey


Summer Walker makes space for interiority, proving she’s 'Still Over It'

Walker's sophomore album places a premium on voice and navigates a complicated relationship. 

Euphoria’s “Out of Touch” Finds Liberation in Unreliability

The show's aesthetics give voice and connection to ‘out of touch’ identities. 

Black women, don't hold your breath for love—it's all around you.

30 years since its release, Terry McMillan's ‘Waiting to Exhale‘ still resonates with Black, college–age women.

Toni Morrison’s 'Tar Baby': What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Is pain a part of love? For Black women in relationships, it’s often inescapable and normalized. 

Kiese Laymon's 'Heavy' stresses the importance of revision

With honest self-reflection, Laymon's memoir places Black healing and redemption at the forefront.

Candice Carty-Williams' 'Queenie' rejects the idea of the invincible Black woman

In deconstructing the "Strong Black Woman" stereotype, 'Queenie' reminds us that Black women deserve to be vulnerable, too

Kiley Reid's 'Such A Fun Age': Black people are not your moral battleground

Reid's depiction of America's pre-2016 "post-racial" society highlights the inevitability of our present state

Nia Forrester’s 'Commitment' Validates Vulnerability in Black Love

'Commitment' is the empowering, affirmative, complex romance that Black women deserve
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