Tiye Naeemah Cort is a Ph.D. student in Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin. She is the editor-in-chief and founder of "Feminessay" (www.feminessay.com), an online writing community for Black women writers. She also runs a personal blog "The Black Educator" (www.theblackeducator.com), where she writes about education and other lifestyle topics.