In this piece, I stumble across the wonders of natural hair and after, try to convince my mother to let me go natural.
Emmanuella Agyemang is a high school junior and a Girls Write Now mentee. She is most passionate about writing and journalism. Agyemang has been featured in a few news articles and is currently on the Scholastic Magazine Teen Advisory Board. She hopes that by pursuing a career in journalism, she paves a way for other minorities to pursue journalism as well.
In my work, I found it important to share the stories of women. In my final piece for Girls Write Now, I decided to finally share my own story.
A short story that portrays the life of a young child soldier during the Congo War.
Da Bronx is a piece that depicts where I am from. A place near and dear to my heart.
This story pertains to a time when I confronted my mother about changing my hair.
“To The Ones With Skin As Dark And Beautiful As Night” comes from a time when I didn’t feel so confident. Lupita Nyong’o is a huge part of me realizing that I am beautiful as she took her place in history, and I soon took my own place in history.