Tasha Fierce is a black feminist writer and sociology student at UCLA, born and raised in the occupied Tongva territory known as Los Angeles.  Her work has appeared in the anthologies White Riot: Punk Rock and the Politics of Race and Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love, and Fashion, as well as in publications such as Bitch Planet, EBONY.com, Clutch, Jezebel, The Huffington Post, Racialicious, and Corset Magazine. She tweets as @MissTashaFierce, and writes at tashafierce.com.