The Crunk Professor Brittney Cooper talks about her new book “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers her Superpower.” Dr. Cooper is an Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She also co-founded the popular Crunk Feminist Collective blog. DaLyah also stops by the first SXSW Curly Girl Picnic event…
Dr. Qiana Cutts talks about her essay in “Queer South Rising: Voices of a Contested South.” She touches on being black, Afrocentric, a Southern belle and queer. She also shares a personal letter about accepting her own identity and not becoming a disappointment to her own black Southern mother.
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas Dr. Germine Awad talks about her study on the way black women view their own body imagery. Slam Poet Champion Ebony Stewart also shares some words on the value of black hair.
Explore black women’s role and portrayal in horror films and literature with University of Texas at San Antonio race, gender and horror scholar Kinitra Brooks. Special guest host La’Kayla Williams also performs DaLyah’s tarot card reading on this hair-raising episode.