Melanin Small Talks

a love letter

This week's Melanin Speaking submission is a poem from Jess Sullivan. 


Reclaiming Labels

This week's Melanin Speaking column piece comes from Noah Laroia-Nguyen, who discusses being mixed in America.  “As a mixed person it is often easy to feel as if you have lost your agency, ...


I've Cried

I've cried because of hurt Because of happiness Because of understanding and the things from them that mis(s) I have cried because of loss Because of gain Because my mind can never differentiate ...