About Thameka Thompson

Thameka has a B.A in African American Studies from Yale University. Based in the New York/New Jersey area, she is a freelance writer, and owns a spiritual practice.

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Lizzo, theGrio.com
August 19, 2021
Lizzo’s music is about affirming and reaffirming herself all the time, against projection the outside world would otherwise have her believe.
victoria's secret; victoria's secret store, victoria's secret karen
July 14, 2021
The viral video of Abigail Elphick is another example of white people weaponizing their privilege to keep Black folks in their place.
Phylicia Rashad and Bill Cosby, theGrio.com
July 1, 2021
Phylicia Rashad’s Cosby remarks bring into question her Howard appointment, given sexual assault is a serious issue on college campuses.
Titus Burgess with actress Ellie Kemper (Left); Billie Jean King (right) theGrio.com
June 4, 2021
OPINION: What Billie Jean King’s comments about Naomi Osaka and actress Ellie Kemper’s ties to so-called racist ball say about white allyship.
Posters for TV shows "Friends" and "Living Single" x theGrio.com
May 27, 2021
HBO’s “Friends” reunion sounds like a snooze. But do wake me up when a “Living Single” reunion rolls around for a true “90s kind of world.”