Featured Artist Khalisa Rae Shares Her Favourite Essay

Featured Artist Khalisa Rae is a cross-genre author, with a special talent for sharp observation and getting to the core of whatever issue she's examining. We asked her to share one of her favourite personal essays. The one she chose is Swiping Left On The Margins. 

 "No matter how breathtaking, stunning, accomplished, or intelligent black women are, we are still at the lowest rung of the desire ladder. But when did this change? When did the oversexualized black woman become stale and uninteresting in the world of cyber dating?"

Photo by Mark Solarski on Unsplash

You can read the full essay here.