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Since the pandemic started, the vulnerability of Black lives has become magnified. The police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade and others, combined with the disproportionate number of people of color dying of covid-19, has been overwhelming for me. Amid it all, I have found a sense of safety and care through my connections with other Black women.

When my plants wither, it feels like a reflection of my own setbacks

Taking care of myself and my plants can be an uphill battle

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine