// Posts by Nikesha Elise Williams

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More Than Words: Trevor Smith connects anti-Black stereotypes to lethal violence

The Changemaker Authors Cohort, a partnership with the Unicorn Authors Club, is a new, yearlong intensive coaching program supporting full-time movement activists and social justice practitioners to complete books that create deep, durable narrative change, restructuring the way people feel, think, and respond to the world. This interview series features participants in the inaugural cohort….

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I Just Want to Be Seen

Roula AbiSamra excavates the trauma of her losses as a brown child of the Middle East in the American South.

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Aishah Shahidah Simmons writes herself whole in memoir on sexual violence and healing

Aishah Shahidah Simmons talks to us about her memoir, “Love, Justice and Dharma,” and her work on helping people of color heal and build a better world.

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Building relationships: How to capitalize on the momentum of your op-ed

You have your argument, you’ve identified your audience, and you’ve pitched your op-ed with successful results. Now what? How do you keep the momentum going? How do you continue the conversation with your audience? How do you consistently access large platforms where your audience gathers without the possibility of being blocked by gate keepers? The answer to all of these questions is: build relationships.

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A sign held at demonstration in front of the US Supreme Court on May 3 2022. The sign says Abortion Bans are Racist Classist Sexist Dangerous. Photo by Janni Rye via Wikimedia Commons.

The voices missing from the abortion debate

The imminent repeal of Roe v. Wade has brought public narratives of motherhood and reproductive justice into stark relief. We spoke to We Testify abortion storyteller Jeana Nam. A Texan of Korean descent, Jeana has strong Christian beliefs about her experience with abortion, reproductive care and why she values a future in which abortion and reproductive care are openly available to all.

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Pitch Perfect: How to place your op-ed and get it published

A guide to hook, book, cook and developing an op-ed pitch that’s clear, concise and helps you get your op-ed used by editors.

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