I am a pleasure seeking activist, visual artist, and scholar. Unapologetically Black
Research Interest: Sensual Studies, The Sensorial, Pleasure, Film and Media, Visual and Sonic Culture, Black Liberation, Ontological Rethinking of Black Flesh, Black Sexual Economies, Bottom Culture, Femininities, Hip Hop Studies, Black Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies
“Nobody’s is free until everybody’s is free.” –Fannie Lou Hamer
“Your silence will not protect you.” –Audre Lorde
I am a native of Southern California. I received a PhD in African American and African Diaspora Studies and Film and Media Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington. I hold a M.A. in Women’s Studies and M.Ed. from Claremont Graduate University. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA.