Nicole Blades

Nicole Blades

Nicole Blades is a novelist, speaker, and freelance journalist who covers women's health, race and culture, books and publishing, and stories of reinvention for various national print and digital magazines. She lives in New England with her husband, son, dog, and a sky-high stack of books by her bedside that she calls Mount Nightstand. Find out more about her at NicoleBlades.com

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On Watching Viral Videos of Black Death

We need to see this footage of Philando Castile—but what is it doing to Black life?

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What 'The People v. OJ Simpson' Gets Right About My Dad

Jenee Darden opens up about her father, prosecutor Christopher Darden—and what it's like to watch him portrayed on TV.

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How #WellReadBlackGirl Is Changing the Game
A look at publishing's biggest problem.