Lauren Wheeler

Lauren Wheeler writes poetry, fiction, and about the places where the personal, the political, and pop culture intersect. She works at making social VR safer and lives in Oakland with a toddler and two brown dogs. Michonne is her alter-ego.

2 Dope Queens Celebrate Black History Month on HBO

Those of us who have been fans of Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson’s live ...

The Flash Recap: The Elongated Knight Rises

Season 4 / Episode 11 / The CW Ja-Quan and I gonna be tag-teaming ...

More Black Girl Magic Comes to HBO: 2 Dope Queens

It may have taken me awhile to get “2 Dope Queens” into my regular ...

Now Streaming, ‘Mudbound’ On Race, War and Redemption

Three years ago this month, my son was born via emergency cesarean; he had ...

Not Your Superwoman: The Archetype of the Strong Black Woman

[quote_simple]“I’m not your Superwoman I’m not the kind of girl that you can let ...