Nylah Burton is a writer and sexual assault prevention specialist based in Washington, D.C. She covers topics related to mental health, health, climate justice, social justice, and identity. Nylah also has bylines in New York Magazine, Zora, ESSENCE, The Nation, Jewish Currnts, Lilith Magazine, and Alma, among others. Her essays and original reporting on issues pertaining to Jews of Color have been widely circulated.  She studied Caribbean literature at Howard University. In her spare time, Nylah likes to write mediocre poetry and marathon 2000s-era teen dramas on Netflix. Gilmore Girls is her weakness. She also likes to cook new recipes and spend half her paycheck at the bookstore. You can follow Nylah on Twitter @yumcoconutmilk.