Writers on Medium to Follow

March 2017 Edition

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For some reason, Medium served me up a ton of political articles over the past month. Weird, huh?

Well, as we all know, the reason I was fed to teeth with an over-abundance of essays centered around our forty-fifth president is this: that’s what I clicked on and the Medium algorithm genie interpreted those clicks as wishes for dozens more of the same. Like I always say—okay, not really, but I think this a lot—if that’s what you’re looking for, that’s what you’ll find. Look for trouble, you’ll find it. Look for the good in people, you’ll find it. Look for political essays on Medium … you get the point. It’s like it’s a universal law or something.

Anyway, this month’s listing is more about the articles themselves than about the individual author’s style. The following offerings all fit under the heading of Tools You Can Use. I say they because at their core, they each have a nugget of truth that I’m sure will serve me well in the future. Enjoy!

Love one another.

Daily Philosophy

Jonas Ellison

Crafting a public image, made simple.


Every scar has a tale; sometimes we forget that the bearer of the scar outsmarted and outlived that which gave them the scar.

Quincy Larson

Keeping your personal electronic data private when traveling abroad.

Benjamin Sledge

Thievery among artists and other tricks of the trade.

Ijeoma Oluo

Affecting positive change in regards to race relations in America. Be warned, this piece is not for the faint of heart.


A few cheats to learning to speak Español.

Bryce Post

Separating wheat from chaff in the digital age.

Ezinne Ukoha

Villains are the heroes of their own stories.

Nat Chioke Williams

Never, ever give up. Full stop.

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