ZORA

Unapologetic. Ours. A new Medium publication for women of color.

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Editors
Vanessa K. De Luca

Editor-in-chief of @zoramag @medium. Wife, mom, daughter, friend, community servant. IG: @Vanessa_KDeLuca

Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins is the author of the New York Times-bestselling essay collection, "This Will Be My Undoing" and Senior Editor at ZORA. She is based in Harlem.

Malissa O'Donnell

Deputy Manager Editor @Medium

Latest Posts

I’ve Lost Faith in the Way the Black Church Polices Women’s Bodies

Black women do not need to follow a White supremacist standard to receive God’s love

Yes, Black Girls Ride Too

Who says women of color can’t be a part of the motorsports culture?

We Need to Talk More About Black Mentorship Burnout

The abilities of one mentor can be limited when there are many systemic hurdles to clear

My Korean Mother Doesn’t Understand My American Success

She sacrificed to give me a better life, but it’s not the one she expected

Gigi Saul Guerrero’s Latest Combines A Real-Life Horror with Fantasy

Her provocative film provides a glimpse into how families are separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Eating ‘Chocolate Meat’ in Middle America

Learning about dinuguan helped me feel closer to my identity as a second-generation Filipino American

How One Black Woman Started a Book Revolution in Benin

She stared down the obstacles to make reading material more accessible in West Africa

Who Gets to Ponder the Big Questions of Life Is Ripe for Disruption

Why perspectives in academic philosophy beyond the White male gaze matter

The Power of a Black Woman’s Birth Plan

Making decisions about my prenatal care, on my own terms, allowed me to have the experience I wanted

Blaming Mass Shootings on Mental Illness Misses the Point

This oversimplification by politicians and pundits is insulting to those suffering from this condition

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