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Shamecca Long

Shamecca Long
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Shamecca Long is a NY-based poet, writer, and teacher. She's been published in SIMBAA, GhettoHeat, Our Time Press Inc., Caribbean Life News, www.blackcitymag.com , www.thelastwomenswrite.com,The Abuela Stories Project, and Single Mothers Speak on Patriarchy. In 2012, she published her self-titled collection of poems. She uses her platform to promote self-empowerment.

20 Years from Now, What Will My Daughter Say About Me?

Does my mother know what I say about her…how I feel unmothered? How scary it is navigating this world with limited support. How much emotional...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

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Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...