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tiyecort Tiye Naeemah Cort

http://www.feminessay.com

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.


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Let’s Take A Minute To Clear Up Any Confusion About Black Commencement Ceremonies

Being in the middle of graduation season, I've been having some interesting conversations with friends and family about black celebration, in general. Harvard had a black graduation ceremony a couple days ago, and so did my school, The University of Texas at Austin.While these celebrations have been met with responses of much applause or, “it doesn’t concern me because...

Rachel Divide: Trans-Race And The REAL Choices We Have In America

I took a quick break from working on my Literature Review on black women’s writer identity (how coincidental) to tune into Netflix and finally watch “The Rachel Divide.” The documentary was beautifully done and showed her story of a traumatic childhood that led her to a deep interest in black culture and social justice. As well-intentioned as that may sound,...