Kaila Philo

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Kaila Philo is a writer based in Baltimore, where she studies English literature and works in marketing. She has been published in Mask Magazine, ARTS.BLACK, and The Millions, among others. Philo hopes to avoid being a starving artist and to flourish as a novelist and intellectual.

Mrembo Safi

Nairobi, Kenya

Mrembo Safi is a practising writer and visual artist presently based at the Kuona Trust Centre for the Visual Arts in Nairobi, Kenya. An avid advocate of reproductive health and Nubian women’s art, her present media of preference include: digital art (photography & visual FX), writing non-fiction literature, menstrala art. Her motif is themed around menstrual health rights.

Mel Remy

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Mel Remy is 18-years-old and is a passionate writer. She has been writing since she was in the third grade of elementary school. Her aspiration is to become a screenwriter and producer of television shows that uplift the Black community. Mel is inspired by Shonda Rhimes, Issa Rae, Jordan Peele and Kevin Hart.

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Shane Paul Neil

Cranford, New Jersey, USA

Shane is a freelance writer and podcast producer. He currently writes for The Huffington Post and NBCBLK and is a producer for the Back2Reality Podcast with Jarrett Hill. Shane is also the former National Director of Partnerships for TWiB! Media.


Molly Thompson

Exeter, England, United Kingdom

Molly Thompson is a 19 year old intersectional feminist, student, writer, and advocate. Thompson grew up in a small village in rural England. Despite traditional and racially homogenous surroundings in which she grew up she believes the importance of diversity, equality and freedom for all.