Category Archives: Media and identity Construction

What is Blackness?

To be presented at the CAAR (Collegium for African American Research) 2017 Conference in Malaga, Spain (Jun 13-16) in the panel, “Voices of Black America in the Diaspora: Comics, Cookbooks, & Film.” The experience of being Black is more than … Continue reading

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Inside the Label on BET

Last night, I made my national television debut as an expert on BET’s Inside the Label: “Grand Hustle.” I was tapped to talk about the intersection of race, gender, technology, and business. It was a delight to be part of such … Continue reading

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The Black Market Paradox: How the market of Black people in America is simultaneously holding steady, shrinking, and expanding

The Black Market Paradox: How the market of Black people in America is simultaneously holding steady, shrinking, and expanding. Continue reading

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Black Women in Media @ BRIC Arts House Dec 2015

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Psychology of Selfies: A TEDxSyracuseUniversity Talk

My TEDx talk on the Psychology of Selfies has been posted! Check it out, share it with your friends. Tag your own #healthieselfie! Check out more selfie psychology with the teaser posts leading up to the talk… #TBTSelfie Part 1: My Earliest … Continue reading

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Caribbean Multiracial Ethnic Identity and Social Networking Sites: Accepted at #ICA15 in Puerto Rico!

See you in May, Puerto Rico! ABSTRACT: Persons of mixed race are often framed as the ‘other,’ forced to construct and affirm identities based on larger societal norms where monoracial is the norm. However, being multiracial in the Caribbean is the … Continue reading

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