Author Archives: Dwaina Howson

Dwaina M. Howson was born in Montserrat (look it up) and brought up in Boston. An extroverted introvert, she constantly finds herself in spaces that challenge her to think beyond what she “knows.” She believes in equity and in the importance of fighting to be heard, no matter how small the voice. (Author Photo: Selfie!)

(Don’t) Pardon My Tone & Cracked Foundations

“There is not enough time to unpack the impact simply living while Black has had on my consciousness. The hyperawareness that stems from the battling of stereotypes, the experiences of shopping while Black, or the shortening of my given name by others because it is ‘so hard to pronounce.’ Not enough time to explain how […]

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