Emiene is an avid storyteller, journalist and editor creating content on print and digital platforms. She has been published in the NAACP’s Crisis Magazine, North Carolina’s Our State magazine, and The Charlotte Observer.

All Stories by Emiene Wright

September 13, 2021

Strong but not silent: Black Deaf culture stakes its claim

Intersectional discrimination necessitated the birth of Black American Sign Language. But the vibrant culture that sprang forth from it continues to sustain a new generation of scholars, influencers and everyday people.

January 19, 2021

Let me tell you a story about a girl named Emiene

When I speak, you might not hear my British-Nigerian roots. And that’s by design. By Emiene (em-ME-in-ay) Wright