I wanted to be part of a world that catered to each of our strengths rather than focusing on what society deems as "deficits."
“I have always wanted to write books for black children that were outside of the civil rights or slave narratives.”
"Feminism, to me, is not simply about equal rights for women, but it’s about a larger sense of equality for all human beings."
"We have such extraordinary strengths to contribute when we come together, organize, and make our voices heard."
"We can all be “feminists” by believing in ourselves, by having the courage to ask others for help when we need it, by supporting each other."
"I love watching my students go out into the world to move us toward justice. I love watching my art go out into the world to surprise people."
There is an element of calling myself a feminist that I believe is innate and has lived within me for long than I realized.
This Women’s History Month, we aim to lift up all women’s histories and shine a light on those that are not normally told.
"Feminism is about letting go of the chains of fear and de-colonizing the parts of our selves that keep us from being whole."
"Your feminism will look different than another person's feminism. We aren't a unified front that has meetings every Wednesday."