Published in


Tayshia Adams of ‘The Bachelorette’ Makes Room for Mixed-Race Fans Like Me

The biracial lead talks Bachelor Nation, self-care, and Pop Smoke

Tayshia Adams at the 2020 American Music Awards on November 22, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre /AMA2020/Getty Images

I’ve been a fan of Bachelor Nation since Emily Maynard’s season of The Bachelorette in 2012. Though for years, none of The Bachelorette leads looked like me — and the women who did look like me went home roseless earlier in the…




Momentum is a blog that captures and reflects the moment we find ourselves in, one where rampant anti-Black racism is leading to violence, trauma, protest, reflection, sorrow, and more. Momentum doesn’t look away when the news cycle shifts.

Recommended from Medium

What I Learned About The Invention Of Race

The moment we’ve all been waiting for

Advancing Justice Affiliation Redistributes Funds to Partner Organizations

“Go Back to Farin…White Bwoy!”

‘Hey, where are you from?’


How affirmative action changed my life for the better: A Chinese student’s story

An Interview With Suelain and Otter on How to Combat Asian Hate

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jada Gomez

Jada Gomez

Senior Platform Editor at Medium. Girl with the long last name from the Empire State. NYU Alum. Runner. Puppy Mommy. Smiler.

More from Medium

How Humor Works in ‘Annie Hall’

TRIBUTE: Gospel’s Superstar Soprano LaShun Pace

Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It — Review of an Excellent Book!

LIGHTYEAR: Pixar’s Latest Explores a Beloved Character in a New Context