This Is Us

Black stories are most rewarded when they center blackness — which, in a certain sense, is to center whiteness

Black and white photo of the author and her son posing on a street.
The author and her son

Herina Ayot

Mother. Woman. Human. Herina writes about the difficult places. She holds an MFA from NYU and is a lifelong learner. Follow her at @herinaayot

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