Listening To My Heroes for Black Girl Nerds

“Superheroes saved my life. No, Batman didn’t swoop in on a cable, nor did Deadpool kneecap a crook on my behalf, but a few special women have nonetheless given me a second shot at living on my own terms. Without their wisdom, filtered through page and screen to a wide-eyed black girl in the Midwest, I know my life would have been much different.”

I wrote this piece in 2017 for Black Girl Nerds, and it changed my life forever. You can read the piece {here}

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