The Leviathan, 1970

Chelsea Ekwughalu is a young, Black woman dedicated to pro-Black feminism. She is inspired by the work of Black, literary women such as Zora Neale Hurston and Claudia Jones to pursue a career in scientific journalism and pro-Black political activism. Said activism and scientific work is focused on recognizing biases inherent to the health care system and academia against the integration of Black women into these fields. She believes in intersectional feminism and increased accessibility of literary, medical, and scientific careers to Black women.