My not-so-guilty pleasure.
Long Live Mister Rogers’ Quiet Revolution
Fred Rogers argued by example and in his quiet, firm way that television’s power could be harnessed to shape future generations for good. JSTOR Daily, March 14, 2018.
How Statement T-shirts Unite Black History, Culture, And Fashion
Elle, March 2, 2018.
Fat, Black, And Flexible: Yoga Star Jessamyn Stanley Says ‘Confidence Is A Fickle Bitch’
Big Yoga's love affair with lithe, white bodies made some see Jessamyn Stanley as an unlikely guru. She says she's an unintentional one. Rewire.News, January 26, 2018.
How ‘Roots’ Reverberated In Africa
Roots revolutionized how Americans viewed and talked about black history. But its influence extended across the Atlantic, especially to West Africa and apartheid South Africa. The American Prospect, May 30, 2016.
‘Carmichael Show’ Tackles Plan B Myths: ‘Stop Acting Like We’re Killing A Baby’
It’s not the first time emergency contraception (EC) has made primetime, but NBC earns points for walking viewers through how to obtain and use EC, even if the episode conveys a mixed message about just how involved families should be in relatives' reproductive lives. Rewire.News, March 23, 2016.