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Spike Carlett

Carlett Spike

Carlett Spike is a New Jersey-based writer and editor who writes a little of everything from race issues to health and food. Her bylines have appeared in Shondaland, New Jersey Monthly, and Columbia Journalism Review among other outlets.
Carlett Spike's Articles
, April 1, 2022
Sweltering streets. Toxic tap water. Parched pastureland. People of color bear the brunt of pollution’s effects worldwide. Meet Black women fighting to protect us — and the planet.
, September 24, 2021
We can’t heal what we won’t reveal. Naomi, Simone, Oprah, Meghan, Dr. Joy, Taraji and others use their platforms — and their personal stories — to support emotional self-care.
, July 16, 2021
What rituals of fulfillment, grace and self-care will you enjoy today? Sisters share how they treat themselves well.
, April 1, 2021
Today, put your desires first and claim love, confidence, respect, vitality and prosperity. Unlock your happiest life with these golden keys.  
, March 12, 2021
We thought we knew the stories of Billie, Whitney, Aretha, Toni, Wendy and Michelle. These revealing films proved us wrong.
, February 11, 2021
We’re grateful to Serena, Lizzo, Laverne, Debbie, Michelle and others for reminding us that no matter our shape, size, age or coloring, we are beautiful.
, May 29, 2020
You loved our list of books by literary legends that are worth rediscovering. So, we’re back with more recommended titles by Roxane Gay, Toni Morrison and others.
, April 6, 2020
Controlling your weight and sugar doesn’t mean the end of good eating.
, January 17, 2020
Don’t sleep on the new books, movies, events and innovations by trailblazers who inspire with Black excellence, boldness, brilliance and badassery.
, December 13, 2019
We’re celebrating 19 Black women who made bold moves in 2019.