Tiffanie Drayton, Marie Claire

Tiffanie Drayton

Marie Claire

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Tiffanie:

Will Smith Thought He Was Protecting His Wife. Instead, He Was Excusing Violence as “Love”

As a Black woman and survivor of domestic violence, I was traumatized by Will Smith’s attack on Chris Rock. → Read More

I Narrowly Avoided Becoming Another Black Maternity Statistic

In an excerpt from her new memoir, 'Black American Refugee,' Tiffanie Drayton writes about how systemic racism bled into her own pregnancy. → Read More


3 parents on what the child tax credit means to them

On July 15, millions of working-class parents across America woke up to a welcome surprise: hundreds of dollars directly deposited into their bank accounts with the label “CHILDCTC.” The first payment of the anticipated expanded child tax credit, passed as part of Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, had arrived for eligible families with children under 18. Parents were granted the… → Read More


I could have been Ma’Khia Bryant

Like Ma’Khia Bryant, I was exposed violence at a young age. I needed help, not bullets. → Read More


Black History Month: “I feel like my ancestry is the story of America”

3 Black Americans who unlocked personal history using DNA testing and online historical databases. → Read More

Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd's death, is the Internet Person of the Year

Darnella Frazier is an American hero, and for that reason, she’s the Daily Dot's 2020 Internet Person of the Year. → Read More


Leaving America when the racism got to be too much

Tired of the time taken away from me, I decided to leave America behind. → Read More


“I can’t sit this one out”: 6 expats on why voting from abroad is so important this year

"Right now our borders are still closed, so I am hoping everything gets in on time." → Read More


1 in 3 Black Americans knows someone who died of Covid-19. These stories capture the toll taken by the disease.

"Every time you look up, there is another RIP post, or a friend seeking prayers for their loved one who is battling this cruel virus." → Read More

'Bar Lives Matter' Is Really As Bad As It Sounds

Texas bar owners from around the state are protesting Abbott's order to reinstate bar closures. And their rallying cry? 'Bar Lives Matter.' → Read More


Global protests reveal that white supremacy is a problem everywhere

Why Black Lives Matter protests spread across the world this year. → Read More

I’m a black American. I had to get out

I watched the video of George Floyd taking his last breaths under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer while scrolling through Facebook early one morning here. The sound of → Read More

Alleged Pornhub announcement says it will stream 'only Ebony videos' in support of Black Lives Matter

A screenshot that appears to be taken of Pornhub's website says that the company will stream 'only Ebony videos' in support of Black Lives Matter. → Read More

Tinder will stop banning people for raising money for Black Lives Matter

Tinder is answering the call to tackle racism and police violence by allowing its users to raise funds for Black Lives Matter and bailout funds. → Read More

‘Karen cops’ ask to speak to restaurant worker’s manager after she allegedly said ‘Black Lives Matter’

Two police officers are being dubbed 'Karens with badges' after a viral video captured the moment they demanded to speak to the manager. → Read More

GoFundMe Raises 100K for Business That Burned Down During Protests

A GoFundMe set up for Black entrepreneurs KB Balla and his wife Twyana for their sports bar destroyed during the Minneapolis riots has raised over $100,000. → Read More

Teen who recorded George Floyd video says she’s getting attacked online

The teen who recorded the video of George Floyd's death is upset over online comments telling her she should've done more to stop the officer's actions. → Read More

The best way to fight police brutality is by staying home

However cathartic and important it is to be seen and heard IRL, we must prioritize fighting police brutality by logging on and organizing online. → Read More

Officer calls on police to stop justifying George Floyd’s death

Jonathan Parker alleges that the officers who attempted to arrest Floyd never followed proper protocol and disregarded fundamental training. → Read More

This TikTok user is trading up from a bobby pin to a house

One girl is using TikTok to document her journey trading a bobby pin to a house and her quest has piqued the interest of millions, → Read More