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Alanah Davis is a Baltimore-based mother, cultural worker, community advocate, and social change and arts consultant. She earned her master’s degree in social design at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Davis is a Leslie King Hammond graduate fellow, 2020 and 2021 Maryland Delaware and DC Press Association awardee with the Maryland Matters newsroom, and a 2021 recipient of the Fred Lazarus Leadership for Social Change award. Her written witticisms surrounding love, race, womanhood, and being a human have gone viral online in perfect millennial fashion and are also in print to match her old soul.

I love going to the movies. My earliest memories of the movies are my mother using trips to see “The Lion King” or “Good…

When I was 14 and 9 months I took my first job at a noodle bar near my coming-of-age home in Owings Mills. It…