About Me.


Her Melanin Media is 

Creativity. Melanin. Power. Love.

Arzelia Williams is a media relations practitioner, micro-blogger, spoken word poet, storyteller, and aspiring brand ambassador from the 313. Williams published her first book of poetry in 2012 and has been performing publicly for over ten years. 


Recently, she founded Her Melanin Media, LLC, a freelance start-up to create a virtual creative space for black and brown girls and women.  


Williams is a 2019 graduate of Michigan State University with dual degrees in Social Relations and Policy and Arts and Humanities. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Journalism with an emphasis in strategic communications and black studies from the University of Missouri. 


Williams has been recognized as a Forbes Under 30 Scholars and a local Mover & Shaker in Columbia, Missouri, where she currently resides. 

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