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All In The News tagged "Africana Studies"

Lupita Nyong’o has become role model for dark skinned girls

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 8 The Grio article about Lupita Nyong’o becoming a role model for dark-skinned girls.

Commentary: Pretty. Period. Is Absolutely Gorgeous

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on BET.com on Feb. 7 for her new project “Pretty.Period.” She was also featured on Jezebel.com, Huffington Post Canada and Styleite.com regarding her interview with pop star Dencia about her new skin-bleaching product, Whitenicious, which first appeared on Ebony.com.

Dencia Wants to Set the Record Straight on Whitenicious

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, interviewed pop star Dencia about her new skin-bleaching product, Whitenicious, for Ebony.com on Feb. 3.

YABA BLAY IS OPENING A NEW WINDOW INTO BLACK LIFE

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on FastCompany.com on Jan. 22 for her new book, which was published by her own independent publishing press.

Dr. Yaba Blay on shifting the lens on race

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on an episode of “Radio Times” on WHYY-FM rebroadcasted on Jan. 20.

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WXDE-FM (Delaware) Jan. 16 about her book on racial identity.

One Drop, but Many Views on Race

A new book by Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the New York Times’ “Lens Blog” on Dec. 16.

An Exploration of What It Means to Be Black

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on TheRoot.com on Dec. 13 for her new book on racial identity.

One Drop: Drexel professor's new book explores what determines blackness

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the Philadelphia Daily News on Nov. 25 in a story on her new book on racial identity.

White supremacist would be black under America's one-drop rule

Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an opinion piece for CNN.com on Nov. 20 about the one-drop rule.

Being Black: It's not the skin color

A preview of a new book on racial identity by Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on the cover of Philadelphia Weekly on Nov. 13. The book also was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on November 13.

Girl's hair ordeal was dread wrong

Dr. Yaba Blay, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the Philadelphia Daily News on September 12 for creating a “care package” for a 7-year-old girl who was banned from school because of her hairstyle.