The Folio

Thank you for your interest in my work. You can find my most recent publications, credits and honors below. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to visit the Contact page.

“From Tragedy to Reality: Analyzing the Rhetoric of Inner City Communities and Their Members”

Residents of the inner city are often portrayed as poor, unskilled, and ignorant through the media, literature, and the rhetoric of organizations that aim for the enhancement… Read more ““From Tragedy to Reality: Analyzing the Rhetoric of Inner City Communities and Their Members””

“It’s Time to Unwind Sis: Activists Must Practice Self-Care”

In light of the racial injustices we have endured within the past five years, many of the Black women in our community are emotionally drained. In this… Read more ““It’s Time to Unwind Sis: Activists Must Practice Self-Care””

“The Break-Up Blues: How to Recognize and Cope With Seasonal Friendships”

“The Breakup Blues: Coping With Seasonal Friendships” offers a different perspective on how we view the end of relationships. Members of the For Harriet Community and beyond… Read more ““The Break-Up Blues: How to Recognize and Cope With Seasonal Friendships””

“Putting the Cape Down: How the Superwoman Complex Can Be Detrimental”

Growing up, I always thought Black women were magical. Resilient. Powerful. In my family, my grandmother and mother were the glue that held all of us together.… Read more ““Putting the Cape Down: How the Superwoman Complex Can Be Detrimental””

Honors and Awards

The National Honor Society Inductee, 2014 The George Washington University Dean’s List, Spring 2015 and Spring 2016 The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations Aloian Awardee,… Read more “Honors and Awards”

Performance Credits

The Washington National Cathedral, 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, 2,000+ attendees Busboys and Poets, 5th and K, Youth Open Mic (2013-16), 60 attendees School Without… Read more “Performance Credits”

Featured and Guest Speaking Credits

The George Washington University Writing and Research Conference, February 2015 College Readiness Institute for Educators, July 2015 The George Washington University’s Annual Albert H. Small Symposium, November… Read more “Featured and Guest Speaking Credits”

“Sacred Space: Eliminating Toxicity as Self-Care”

The most neglected and ignored aspect of our self-care practices is preserving our space, keeping it sacred and eliminating toxicity. When you think of self-care, candles, yoga,… Read more ““Sacred Space: Eliminating Toxicity as Self-Care””