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Kaitlyn Greenidge

Health
Birthing Justice

Black maternal health is in crisis, but these doulas and midwives are already responding to the threat.

October 26, 2018
Politics
Fiction: "Daughter, First: What Tom Loves More Than Katie"

Katie Mahoney Brown’s marriage isn’t what it looks like on the red carpet.

April 10, 2018
Life
The State of the Girl in 2017

Lenny interviews two American teenagers about their lives.

April 3, 2018
Culture
Secrets of the South

A weekend with the United Order of Tents, a semi-covert organization of black women.

December 8, 2017
Culture
Lorraine O'Grady: From Bureaucrat to Rock Critic to World-Renowned Artist

An interview with the category-defying artist and writer.

January 31, 2018
Work
The True Story of the Nun Who Became an Attorney General

An interview with Arlene Violet, the crime-fighting nun of Rhode Island.

December 5, 2017
Culture
John Waters: I Love Women Who Hate Men and Hate Men Who Hate Women

The universally beloved director loves women, hates Mike Pence, and wants us all to be Valerie Solanas.

December 5, 2017
Politics
A Hope for Universal Health Care in New York State

A single-payer bill could pass the State Senate. Here's how you can help it move forward.

July 19, 2018
Culture
Dorothy Allison on Why Working-Class Literature Is the Strongest

The novelist and memoirist talks about growing up poor, her '70s lesbian feminist collective, and meeting her obligations.

December 18, 2017
Life
Sacred Space

On visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and facing the present.

July 5, 2018
Politics
Is Shunning Ever Useful?

An interview with the writer, theorist, and activist Sarah Schulman.

June 27, 2018
Politics
You've Got to Fight

On the civil-rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, black women, and the 2016 election.

June 21, 2018
Culture
I Love Betty

An original short story by Kaitlyn Greenidge.

June 18, 2018
Culture
A Different Kind of Justice

Novelist and public defender Natashia Deon talks about how the same story can reveal different truths.

June 18, 2018
Life
Eat the Fish

On being forced to confront an unreasonable but unassailable fear.

June 15, 2018
Health
The First Lady of New York Wants You to Be a Mental-Health Healer

Chirlane ​McCray shares why she wants to destigmatize mental-health issues and make access to mental-health care simple and affordable.

June 9, 2018
Life
A Small Place for Us

On encountering the kind of perfection that is always out of reach.

May 29, 2018