Cherise Morris graduated from Brown University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies. She is an essayist and spiritual healer whose writing has appeared in The Iowa Review, Longreads, The Feminist Wire, Winter Tangerine, Bustle and Fourth Genre. Her essay, “blk_grls_x-ing” was selected as a notable work in Best American Essays 2018. She is currently working on a collection of essays, entitled Visions of the Evolution: In Search of a New Humanity. You can read Cherise’s writing at www.cherisemorris.com.