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 Cultural Enrichment (CCE) had a lot to say.   Malik Anderson (LA): Tell me a…Read more Brittany Ota- Malloy On Blackness, Biracial/ Multiracial Identity, and Higher Education

Russell Simmons master plan discussed in Variety Magazine

Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons’s newly launched network, All Def Digital will host its first ever awards ceremony on Feb. 24 and many news outlets are talking about it including Variety Magazine. All Def Digital produces a variety of content geared towards Hip Hop listeners and the African- American community. World Star Hip Hop Head…Read more Russell Simmons master plan discussed in Variety Magazine

Never Be Afraid to Share Your Own Ideas

Inspiration and ideas come into our lives in various forms. Experiences, conversations, and the media in our lives can all act as guides to refreshing thoughts. I believe in the concept of recycling, but at times we need to be willing for the trial and error approach. After conversing with many colleagues and mentors, I…Read more Never Be Afraid to Share Your Own Ideas

Networking in NYC for the Emma L. Bowen Summer Conference 2015

Wednesday morning I woke up feeling a sense of pride, motivation, and a lack of accomplishment- not because I believe I did not do enough, but because I believe I can do so much more. Traveling to New York City for free, enjoying the Grand Hyatt New York at no costs, attending inspiring conference sessions,…Read more Networking in NYC for the Emma L. Bowen Summer Conference 2015

Beginning the Summer as an Intern for a Public Radio Station

After last Summer, I am excited to return to Wisconsin Public Radio and work with the Online Content team. I believe it is where my interest lies, both in academics and career wise. I am looking forward to exploring what it means to be a “digital journalist” as opposed to a “traditional journalist.” I look…Read more Beginning the Summer as an Intern for a Public Radio Station