Renée Cheréz is a Black woman writer creating magic at the intersections of travel and Black liberation. Follow her on Instagram + Twitter (@reneecherez).

A guide to writing for Un•Veiled Mag. Updated November 2021.

Welcome to Un•Veiled Magazine

We have one goal at Un•Veiled: to get free. Freedom from capitalism. Freedom from individuality. Freedom from religious indoctrination. Freedom from doing (versus being). Freedom from yt supremacy illusion. Freedom from anti-blackness. Freedom from all the chains that were placed on our ancestors and us.

We believe storytelling is one…

If we let it, COVID-19 might be the greatest teacher of the century.

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Dear COVID-19,

This is a first, I’m sure. Only a special kind of person (or a delusional one) would write a letter to an acute respiratory disease that has put the world on its heels.

Well, the fact that you’ve got the world at a halt, this could very well…

The quicker we unlearn and let go of these stigmas, the faster we can go about saving the lives of Black children.

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Two years ago, after Anthony Bourdain died, I shared some words on Instagram about what he meant to me as someone who had an innate pull to see the world and its people.

A follower commented and said, “Suicide is never a solution. He should have fought his nemesis.” …

With the rise of Black youth dying by suicide, we need well-funded research that will tell us why and how to stop them.

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The suicide rate in America amongst Black youth is increasing rapidly, and we have to ask ourselves why we are not collectively outraged by the preventable deaths of Black children.

In November 2019, a frightening study was released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which concluded that suicide attempts…

“If you have come here to help me you are wasting your time, but if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” — Lilla Watson

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If there’s one thing I share with pride, it’s that I’m a Gemini. I’m actually a Gemini sun and Gemini rising, which basically means I’m four people in one.

Gemini’s tend to get a bad rap from the other signs with labels such as “crazy” because of our multiple identities…

Renée Cheréz

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