Nikkya Hargrove

Nikkya Hargrove writes about marriage, motherhood, race, and LGBTQ issues, with bylines in Elle, Shondaland, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Scary Mommy, and more. Her memoir, 'Mama: A Black, Queer Woman’s Journey to Motherhood', is forthcoming by Algonquin Books. A 2012 Lambda Literary Non-Fiction Fellow, Nikkya is an alum of Bard College and currently serve as a member of the Board of Governors and chair of the alumni/ae Diversity Committee.

Nikkya Hargrove


by Nikkya Hargrove

School Social Workers Are Begging Us To Remember Their Vital Role

Grief, loss of employment, lack of housing, food insecurity: This is the worst time for school social workers to be limited in what they can do for kids.