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Portrayals of Black Women in Media: A Conversation at the Schomburg Center

To close Women's History Month, the Schomburg Center hosted a special panel discussion with leading journalists, writers and bloggers around representations of Black women in global media. The speakers included, Vanessa Karen DeLuca (Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine), Demetria Lucas D'Oyley (author of Don’t Waste Your Pretty Blogger & A Belle in Brooklyn), Farai Chideya (award-winning journalist, author and host of One with Farai) and moderated by journalist, Akisa Omulepu.

This event took place on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Part 1  (approximately 30 mins.)


Part 2  (approximately 30 mins.)

Part 3  (approximately 23 mins.)