Miss Jackson, If you’re Nasty: The Erasure of Janet Jackson as a Cultural Force

Janet Damita Jo Jackson is a supernova who undoubtedly changed the American musical landscape in the 1980s. A reflection of her time, she was the prototype of American female pop stars. Everyone, from Britney Spears to Aaliyah to Ciara. Often overshadowed by her brother’s talent, Janet is a force in her own right.  She has a career… Read More Miss Jackson, If you’re Nasty: The Erasure of Janet Jackson as a Cultural Force

Everyone Seems to Have a Podcast, and That’s Okay

Nowadays, it seems like you hear the words “check out my podcast!” at the same frequency we all heard “check out my mixtape” just a few years back. Podcasts have grown in popularity and it seems like everyone has them. And that’s perfectly fine.

Art Appreciation Monday: Slavery, Black Exploitation and the Work of Kara Walker

“Challenging and highlighting abusive power dynamics in our culture is my goal; replicating them is not.” —Kara Walker