Mariam I. Williams
I’ve spent the past decade creating narratives that affirm Black Womanhood.
Now I’m helping other Black women through Black Womanhood Revival, a 6-week course that engages Black Feminism to help you reclaim ownership of your life and body, renew your sense of power, and reset yourself, your family, and your community on the path to F.R.E.E.D.O.M.
My favorites from Redbone Afropuff & Black G.R.I.T.S., plus new work
I’ve studied and teach: creative writing (essay, memoir, poetry, screenwriting, drama); West African dance, Argentinian Tango, and ballet; Pan African, Women & Gender, and Religious Studies; public history; group fitness.
I left a promising academic path to pursue my creative passions.
I found out what I had studied as a would-be scholar was just as vital as my creative side to conquering fear and shame about my body, affirming my Black Womanhood, telling my story, and helping other Black women find F.R.E.E.D.O.M., too.
What’s a public historian?
Public history is history that is seen, heard, read, and interpreted by audiences outside the academy. It’s also history that belongs to the public. Public historians have an interest and commitment to making history relevant and useful in the public sphere. We’re the archivists, consultants, museum professionals, cultural program directors, curators, oral historians, documentarians, and numerous other people who put history to work in the world. I do public history through programming, scripts for productions like the one on the right, and through projects like these.
Creating narratives that affirm Black Womanhood.
Mariam I. Williams
Writer. Dancer. Educator. Public Historian.
Creating narratives that affirm Black Womanhood, helping other Black women reset themselves on the path to F.R.E.E.D.O.M.
© 2019 by Mariam I. Williams