Little To Hold On To and A Lot To Learn
Revisiting College Days
Your kid is going to find your vibrator.
What Is Vital To Your Survival?
This Is Why We Don't Talk About Her Anymore
Let This Be the Last Time
You Can't Afford To Get This Wrong
We Have The Right To Not Be Annoyed
Taking The Past With You
Healthcare...can't live with it....can't live without it
There Are So Many Ways To Die
EVENT: Inclusion on Purpose
Some Thoughts on Identity, History, and the Origins of "Nigga"
Your Worst Writing Nightmare Episode 3: What if I hate my editor?
Black History is Your History
Are you free, or are you just meeting expectations?
Free Your Mind...
I Swear It Was Just Here...
The Exploitation Of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy By White Supremacy
A Black Woman Who Did Not Know Her Place
Relief for Families Affected by Bronx Fire.
Capitalism Sucks, But Don't Be Shamed For Your Hustle
Your Worst Writing Nightmare
Justice For Our Valentina Orellana Peralta
Sometimes Writing is Just a Job
But What If A Pinecone Hits Her In The Head?
My Icky Sticky Evolving Relationship With Consumerism
Introducing: Your Worst Writing Nightmare
Love at Forty
Part 2: What's It Like To Write A Book?
So Different And Yet Exactly The Same
What's It Like To Write A Book?
Fake Tweets & Mapping the Kardashians
I Suck At Friendship
Whose Story Is It To Tell?
Everything Good Will Die
Purchase MEDIOCRE in Paperback
I'm Anything But Mediocre
Is it Self-Care, or is it Capitalism?
GUIDE: How to be a better ally to Indigenous peoples/communities
Indigenous/Native American-Owned Bookstores
Open Wound Writing
All Of The Outrage You Could Ever Want
Ok But Is Writing Even POSSIBLE?
Crying on the Basketball Court
There's Never A Good Time To Write
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2021/2022 Seattle Arts and Lectures: Ijeoma Oluo Presents
Urgent Actions for Black Migrants
Liveable wages for Haitian and Afghan Refugee Translators
Bookriot | 20 of the Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade
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Just Ida Recovery
Petition for Tirhas Berhane Tesfatsion
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Ijeoma Oluo and Raoul Peck #CultureCloseup #HBODocs
Publishers Weekly Deal of the Week
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Ijeoma Oluo | The Stream
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Listen to Black Women. No, Actually.
MEDIOCRE: NYT Book Review
MEDIUM: Excerpt from MEDIOCRE
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COLORLINES Favorites of 2020
Electric Lit: Ijeoma Oluo on Dismantling White Male Privilege
NBC: Ijeoma Oluo on why it's time for white male mediocrity to lose its power
Support Black-owned bookstores
ESSENCE: Why Black America Is Tired of Mediocre White Men
Kirkus Review: Best of 2020 Nonfiction
MEDIOCRE: Washington Post Interview
Politically Re-Active Podcast
CROSSCUT: Ijeoma Oluo dissects white male America in ‘Mediocre’
MEDIOCRE: Paper Magazine Interview
SEATTLE TIMES: Seattle's Ijeoma Oluo calls out the elephant in the room
Los Angeles Times: Ijeoma Oluo and Emmanuel Acho in conversation
The Root Presents: It's Lit!
The Root: Your Library Needs these 5 Books
Publishers Weekly starred review: Mediocre
Kirkus starred review: Mediocre
Seattle Artist Relief Fund Update
Raising a Black family in white America
Breonna Taylor’s ex was offered a plea
Thin Skin premier
TRANSCRIPT: About Black Is King
Refill SARF fundraiser
TRANSCRIPT: let's talk about colorism
Vogue: Ijeoma Oluo on How Self-Care Fuels Her Activism
KUOW: He captured footage of a child pepper sprayed
NPR Life Kit: Want To Have Better Conversations About Racism With Your Parents?
NY Times: Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers
A Hospital’s Secret Coronavirus Policy
KUOW: This woman 'died three times'
So you want to talk about race in tech
Glamour magazine: The Author of So You Want to Talk About Race