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The first story on the new loan forgiveness program that popped in my newsfeed was one from CNBC: Department of Education announces Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Changes by Abigail Johnson Hess.

The crazy part is, I was just talking about this. Then, on September 27, 2021, I (probably like…

Covid Chronicles

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My name is Tee and I’m a writer and co-founder of the growing global collective, Writers and Editors of Color (WEOC). I was recently diagnosed with Covid-19 and quickly discovered that this will not be a quick or easy experience. I’ve been voraciously reading to keep myself informed and educated…

Power Poetry — Inspired by Independence Day

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I want to be crystal clear — this is not a sneer or implication that the beautiful and brilliant, Pulitzer prize winning Kendrick Lamar ever uttered these words to or for Black women. …


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I’ve been a writer on Medium since 2019, and since co-founding my writing group, Writers and Editors of Color (WEOC), I’ve learned some tips and tricks along the way. I’ve written about growing your audience through the tried-and-true method of reading reciprocity. …

This piece was inspired by all my readers and writers of WEOC who dare to write and dream regardless of age, color, country or circumstance. I know a lot of people use the popular saying, “Our diversity is our strength”, but it truly is!

It took me almost a year…

Awe thanks Dave - I appreciate it, but actually there are 100+ writers in #WEOC if you're looking for REALLY great writers.

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Dear WEOC Publication Writers and Community!

As you know, WEOC is growing leaps and bounds — along with our publication which launched in February 2021.

As of this month, we have over 100 writers!

WEOC’s editorial Team is comprised of WEOC’s co-founders, Teressa P., Allison Gaines, and dedicated members Marlon…

Covid Chronicles: My amazing pandemic pet

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In this weekend’s Covid Chronicles —

I introduce Izzy my protector, Covid detector and support kitty

I have a big, beautiful black cat named Izzy that I rescued in May. That wasn’t his original name, but he seems to like it. Even if I whisper — he’ll come trotting or meow in response.

I’ve been blessed…

Miss Johnson




Momma Iyanla Vanzant urges us to "cry with a purpose".

Yesterday, your title alone helped me finally have a good, cleansing, therapeutic cry for myself and others who've I've disappointed trying to be invincible supa sista.

I mourned all those I lost…

Teressa P.

Writer, Co-founder of Writers and Editors of Color #WEOC, Bylines in Zora, Momentum, An Injustice!, POM, Illumination, The Pink, and Better Marketing

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