If You Should Find Yourself in the Dark

A personal essay in which Debbie Weingarten considers the anxieties of mothering and being human in a volatile world.

Source: Longreads
Published: May 9, 2019
Length: 13 minutes (3,460 words)

‘It’s Not Rair, Not Right’: How America Treats Its Black Farmers

Sugarcane is Louisiana’s most lucrative, stable crop, yet lending discrimination, fraud, vandalism, and intimidation keep putting black farmers out of business. It isn’t just sugarcane.

Source: The Guardian
Published: Oct 30, 2018
Length: 15 minutes (3,950 words)

The Currency of Cars: How to Leave a Husband

A rickety ’98 Volvo wagon doesn’t look like much, but it provides Debbie Weingarten and her children safe passage to a new life.

Source: Longreads
Published: Apr 18, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,609 words)