The Exponent


Persephone Returns

I became a feminist when I was 24 years old. I had graduated from college, been promoted to a new position and flashed a fresh-from-the-velvet wedding ring. In a window of time between waiting...



A year and a half ago I re-entered the workforce. It wasn’t an especially convenient time for me to go back to work–I still had two little kids out of school, the youngest of...

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And she passed by on the other side

A couple of weeks ago, I downloaded the audiobook of “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates for a trip to visit my parents. They only live a couple of hours south of...