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"To choose to write is to reject silence."

- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Ashleigh Shackelford is a queer, nonbinary Black fat femme writer, cultural producer, and artist. She is a contributing writer at Wear Your Voice Magazine and For Harriet. In her commitment to creating and imagining new worlds, Ashleigh created an organization for body positivity - Free Figure Revolution, and a coalition for afrofuturism entitled Black Futurism. When she's not writing Facebook statuses as novels, Ashleigh is working on producing cultural storytelling of and by Black fat femmes.




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