My Whiteness by Caroline Rothstein

by Leslie Anne Mcilroy


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Photo by Jonathan Weiskopf

Photo by Jonathan Weiskopf

For more than a decade, Caroline Rothstein has performed poetry and facilitated writing, performance, and empowerment workshops at poetry venues, theaters, colleges, schools, and organizations around the United States. She hosts the YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” sharing her own eating disorder recovery story as a means to promote positive body image worldwide, and I currently sits as President of the Board of Directors for NORMAL. She was a member of the 2010 Nuyorican Poets Cafe slam team, which placed second at Poetry Slam Incorporated’s National Poetry Slam 2010. Her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, xoJane, Big Think, Narratively, Poetica Magazine, and elsewhere. Caroline has a B.A. in classical studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.