Shontrice Barnes is a queer Black feminist writer, activist, and political scientist. She holds a BA in Political Science and African American Studies from the Virginia Commonwealth University and is a second-year Public Policy with Women’s Studies MA candidate at the George Washington University. As a scholar, Shontrice is interested in Black body and sexuality politics, pleasure politics, and spatial politics. In her free time, she enjoys ranting on twitter, taking care of her plants, discovering new Black women rappers, and watching re-runs of the Real Housewives of Atlanta.

How I Found My Own Garden

By Shontrice Carin Barnes •  Ever since I could remember, writing has been a huge part of my life.  All throughout my childhood, I had kept journals of random things that I would write. Stories, poems, songs, random thoughts… words were some of the only ways I knew how to express myself.  The most vivid … Continue reading How I Found My Own Garden