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LaToya Baldwin Clark

I write about my personal struggles because I don’t want to talk about them.

A pen writing “I am a writer”

Let’s hope I don’t lose them again

picture of Scrabble tiles next to one another with some words spelled including comparable, shuddering and toward

Too Sick to Manage, Too Well for Help

Markus Meier on Flickr

Old suitcases  stack, mostly leather, retro, travel

My yoga is better now that I’m not skinny

Three thin women wearing yoga pants and trendy shoes

I’m working on me but I still have to do my day job.

But want and need are two different things. And I need this.

Very tall building with many windows and fore escapes and a sign on the side of the building that says, “How are you really?”

Not because they were Asian. Not because they were women. But because they were Asian women, undivided and intersectional.

Photo by Eutah Mizushima on Unsplash

I hadn’t done anything to him.

Hunger is an inescapable aspect of my Black womanhood

Black woman’s empty palm against a black background.
Photo: Nsey Benajah/Unsplash

The PTA is a social club of Whiteness. But I’m not in the Club, and these women are not my friends. Yet, I’m still here.

LaToya Baldwin Clark

Law professor. Teach and write about the law of educational inequality, property and the family. Mom of 3. Amateur artist. All opinions my own.

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