The Truth About Being a Black Woman in a Liberal City

Dispatches from a disingenuously “progressive” city that still appears to have a race problem

Lakeya (Omogun) Afolalu, Ph.D.
ZORA

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Illustration: Khabirah Osayame

II had to kneel to tighten my shoelace before beginning my long-distance run from 120th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue toward Central Park North. From the sidewalk, I looked up at yet another new, partially completed…

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Lakeya (Omogun) Afolalu, Ph.D.
ZORA

Professor of Language, Literacy & Culture | Writer | Speaker | Twitter @LakeyaAfolalu