On Labor Acknowledgements and Honoring the Sacrifice of Black Americans
We must acknowledge that much of what we know of this country today, including its culture, economic growth, and development throughout history and across time, has been made possible by the labor of enslaved Africans and their ascendants who suffered the horror of the transatlantic trafficking of their people, chattel slavery, and Jim Crow.
On Blackness: Performance, Politics And Power In 21st-Century Pop Culture
Simone Drake, PhD talks is co-editor of "Are You Entertained?: Black Popular Culture in the Twenty-First Century", a recently published anthology that addresses the history, evolution and trends of Black media and culture in the 21st century, and how race and politics played and continue to play a pivotal role.
Who’s Mostly Missing From Among the Highest-Paid Employees at Top Research Institutions? Women
One way to measure the gender gap in higher education is to look at the leadership teams of colleges and ask some pointed questions: Are women among the ranks? And how many of them are nonwhite?