Designer Eneale Pickett Celebrates Blackness While Supporting Black Students

Artist Sews a Vivid Picture of Blackness in New Line Fashion can be revolutionary. Aesthetic can tell the story of a people, a political ideology. Designer Eneale Pickett would like his next line to inspire conversations surrounding the African diaspora, … Continue reading Designer Eneale Pickett Celebrates Blackness While Supporting Black Students

We Don’t Need R. Kelly’s “Trapped In the Closet,” We Have DeStorm’s “Caught”

In recent weeks, I have opened the YouTube app on my iPhone each week just to watch DeStorm Power’s “Caught,” an R&B web dramedy. Similar to R. Kelly’s “Trapped In the Closet,” which the artist released from 2005-2012, DeStorm’s “Caught” … Continue reading We Don’t Need R. Kelly’s “Trapped In the Closet,” We Have DeStorm’s “Caught”

Brittany Ota- Malloy On Blackness, Biracial/ Multiracial Identity, and Higher Education

Just three days before flying to California to present her research, Brittany Ota-Malloy and I sat down to discuss blackness, multiracial/ biracial identity and developing a cultural identity. Ota, the 28-year-old PhD student and a supervisor at the Center for … Continue reading Brittany Ota- Malloy On Blackness, Biracial/ Multiracial Identity, and Higher Education