As the stage lights brightened on Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls or the African Mean Girls Play, I was immediately taken back to my primary and secondary school days in Lagos, Nigeria. The button up shirt and calf-length skirt school uniform sewn from fabric that seemed specifically chosen to be as unflattering as possible, the polished […]
About Joy Ikekhua
Joy Ikekhua, who prefers a gender neutral pronoun, is a recent graduate of Spelman College where they majored in International Studies. They are committed to amplifying the voices of marginalized folks, especially women of color, in society and dismantling the systems that marginalize folks. Joy is Spelman College's first Pulitzer Student Fellow and an avid Pad Thai eater.