August 2016

black swim: what simone manuel’s gold medal means for america

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Today, I've come across commentary on the internet inquiring why the media has to bring race into Simone Manuel's momentous achievement. She is the first Black woman to win a [...]

October 2015

culture shock: the politics of black representation on tv

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Editor's Note: The following piece was written in 2010. Two of the television shows dissected herein have since been canceled and no longer air, but may be viewed on Netflix, [...]