What Cardi B. Teaches Us About Building a Brand on Social Media

I have a confession to make. The VH-1 reality show Love and Hip Hop is one of my guilty pleasures. It plays out like a telenovela and it is delightfully ratchet…and I love every second of it. I  watch every Monday night–much to my husband’s disappointment as it overlaps with the beginning of WWE Monday Night Raw. … More What Cardi B. Teaches Us About Building a Brand on Social Media

Social Media is an Opportunity for Media Diversity

This week I had the opportunity attend Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.’s Congressional Black Caucus forum on improving images of Black women in the media. It was a lively discussion that raised a lot of questions about not only the media images Black women are chosen–and sometimes choose–to portray but also which images we choose … More Social Media is an Opportunity for Media Diversity

#Trillectro2015: A Study in Audience Engagement on Social Media

This weekend I finally got to Trillectro, an annual music festival in Columbia that showcases up and coming artists, mostly in hip hop and R&B. Ever since I went to Made in America I’ve been hooked on the vibe of a big festival filled with music I love, so I’m really glad I had the … More #Trillectro2015: A Study in Audience Engagement on Social Media