The Search

The thick warmth of the air engulfs me as I step off the plane. “This…

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The Black Female Body: A Figure in Motion, Never at Rest

Black bodies are the world’s playground. Full of color, music, song, dance, cheer, and laughter…

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Black Stories are Educating & Traumatizing Me

Has it happened to you? Maybe you’re scrolling through Twitter searching… no, damn near begging…

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Lavender

T he repass would be at our house. Gram’s closest friend, Mavis, would handle the…

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Black spirituality

Black Spirituality: A Millennial Woman’s Journey

A typical Sunday morning as a millennial five-year-old Black girl may have gone like this:…

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Don’t Go There

At bedtime, the little girl I babysat grabbed my shirt and whispered, “Don’t go there.”…

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About midnight & indigo

midnight & indigo features short stories and narrative essays written by Black women storytellers. We exist to make a meaningful contribution to the Black literary tradition, and provide a space to amplify our voices.

Check out our first issue, featuring short stories by 13 Black women writers.

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