I write sometimes.
My mom named me Latoya because she is a follower, or at least she was. Blame the 80’s. White people, stop saying, “Like Latoya Jackson?” when I tell you my name. I’m sick of it!
I’m from the Caribbean. Write now, I live in Inglewood, CA. I am an English teacher at an alternative school, I write books, and I eat way too much falafel. I am also Levi’s mom. And I love Jesus.
Read my latest essay, Diaspora Darling, on Black + Well.