Today we would typically publish two more essays from the team at Heather Elder Represents. However, those essayists have chosen to step aside. Now is the time for all of us to listen, speak, learn, have compassion, and do better. Reading work from essayists, writers of color is a great beginning.
Morgan Jerkins is a New York Times best-selling author of “This Will Be My Undoing, Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America,” and “Wandering in Strange Lands,” to be released, August 2020. Pre-order her book here.
Sarah M. Broom is one of 12 children. She is the author of The Yellow House, a memoir about her large family, living in New Orleans and the house surrounding them. Order her book here.
Keah Brown is the writer of an essay collection called The Pretty One. She writes inspiring essays about what it means to be black and disabled in white America. Order her book here.
Dive into writing from those that can offer a means for us to walk in another’s shoes.