Category Archives: Professional

Black Women in Media @ BRIC Arts House Dec 2015

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Symbolic Annihilation: What happens when you don’t see people that look like you in media?

Groups are an important component of self-concepts and essential to survival. The demographic composition of a group provides important cues as to whether the group will accept an individual, and this implicit information can affect our identification with novel groups. … Continue reading

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Annenberg Television News (ANTV) – TV Report Card (2008)

Television shows get mixed grades on the diversity of their characters. This is my first appearance as an “expert.” Interesting fact: I was getting my hair braided to leave on a 6-week driving tour of Africa 2 days later. I … Continue reading

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The Virtual Sex Project

Created through the S.O.L.V.E. (Socially Optimized Learning in Virtual Environments) Lab at USC Annenberg, this video is the beginning of a 20-30 minute interactive video wherein the user gets to select the action of the main character on a choose-your-own-adventure … Continue reading

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