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Literature

Kayla Ortiz

By the time Kayla Ortiz stepped onto the Spelman College campus years ago, she had already launched her efforts to make a global impact for good.  In 2012, she founded Kayla’s […]
Kayla Ortiz

Marley Dias

Everything about Marley Dias inspires me. Her energy, her smile, her sparkly way of speaking with her eyes all aglow, her love of reading, her desire to personally connect with literature […]
Marley Dias

Lacresha Berry

Today marks the first day of Black History month.  On such a day, allow me to introduce you to another black girl who is making sure the legacy of black […]
Lacresha Berry

Cleo Wade

“Cleo Wade is a poet, artist, and speaker that creates empowering messages, blending simplicity with positivity, femininity and arresting honesty. With the belief that art is for all people, Cleo creates large-scale public […]
Cleo Wade

Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie Ajayi is a writer, speaker, activist, digital strategist and all-around MVP of lifting your spirits with laughter. She has been blogging for well over a decade, building an audience that turns to […]
Luvvie Ajayi

Tayari Jones

Widely acclaimed author Tayari Jones is an Atlanta native, proud Spelman alumna, and professor of creative writing. Her body of work, often set in her hometown of Atlanta, makes me […]
Tayari Jones