Between The Cracks

“Am I really Nigerian if I don’t speak my native language? I speak English but I’m definitely not British!”

Maybe Baby

“If I have a child, I think humanity is worth saving.”

Iyawo Wa

“Everyone tells her this is how its supposed to be. She tells herself this is how it’s supposed to be. She tells everyone this is how it’s supposed to be.”

Close Your Legs

[W]hile we start early to teach little girls that they are responsible for the sexual attention they draw to themselves, I have hardly seen the same energy used to repudiate the assaulters.

Likability Complex

“The mantle of likability is a double bind […] which makes her both terrified to speak up, […] and deserving of punishment (nay violence) if she dares to rejects it.”

Devil’s Advocate

“That XYZ person that made you feel bad about ABC is not having a bad day. They are douchebags. Rid yourself of them quick.”

Errand Girl

“[A] good errand girl makes a good daughter, and a good daughter makes a good wife.”

Optical Algorithms

It’s been centuries and the perfect marriage algorithm has not been perfected. Whats the deal?