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Atinuke O. Diver

Atinuke "Tinu" O. Diver is an attorney and writer. Her essay Running Into Glass Doors appears in the 3rd volume of the I Speak For Myself series, Talking Taboo: American Christian Get Frank About Faith (White Cloud Press, October 2013). She pens the monthly column One and Only for Ms. JD as a 2013 Writer-in-Residence. Her writing on race, culture, and relationships have appeared in BlogHer, Racialicious, The Fresh Xpress, Wedding Nouveau, Beyond Black &White, and been recognized as an Editor’s Pick on She is the creator of, a humor blog that challenges the assumptions and assumes the challenges of interracial relationship in the 21st century.

Born in Boston and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Tinu earned degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. Tinu lives with her husband in Boston, Massachusetts.

Entries by Atinuke O. Diver

Why Law School Is Like Planning a Wedding

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 5:05 PM

Each year, celebrating my wedding anniversary entails my husband and I struggling to locate our wedding DVD since last year's viewing, flipping through our abnormally massive wedding album and laughing... a lot. At the surprise -- ahem -- "last-minute additions" to the wedding party, the flower girl's facial expressions walking...

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Top Interracial Moments of 2013

(4) Comments | Posted December 31, 2013 | 3:46 PM

2013 was quieter than usual on the blog, but not when it came to stories about race and relationships in the 21st century. Here are the interracial moments that caught my eye (and side-eye) the year:

The Declaration of Kanye West

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