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
“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.