Rana Hardnett is a self-starting blogger and freelance writer from Baltimore,MD. She has been writing for four years during her time completing her Bachelor’s of Arts in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Maryland College Park (May 2020). During her studies, she developed a passion for the black feminism movement. After taking a Black Queer Studies class, she has devoted her time to discovering more about the movement, and learning ways she can contribute.
Her Melanin was developed as a safe space for black women to discuss their culture and opinions/takes on social issues. It is an interactive blog, encouraging subscribers to discuss the issues included in the blog, This is an inclusive blog, and people of all genders and race are always welcomed.