The Politics of Face Masks

When it looked like we were going to need to wear face masks whenever we went out, I quickly went online and ordered some basic black face masks for my husband and I to use. They just arrived 3 weeks after I placed my order but in between placing the order and the black masksContinue reading “The Politics of Face Masks”

Oppression and Anger in a Pandemic

One of the things I didn’t expect to happen while starting a doctoral program was how angry I would be about…everything. The more I read, the more I learn, the more I really think about things, the madder I get. I asked a professor if I was supposed to get this angry about the worldContinue reading “Oppression and Anger in a Pandemic”

The Rainbow Connection

This week marked the end of classes for my second year as a full time instructor. Of course with COVID-19 and remote teaching, this year is not how I envisioned it ending at all. As much as spring semester feels like chaos every year (graduating seniors…that’s all I’ll say), I still love graduation. Meeting theContinue reading “The Rainbow Connection”

Adjusting to Teaching Online

I consider myself a fairly tech savvy person. I’m a former web project manager, I’ve been a webmaster, I have created and run countless web projects, but I wasn’t prepared for the sudden adjustment to teaching all my classes and taking all of my courses online. In my mind if I had time to prepareContinue reading “Adjusting to Teaching Online”

Sharing in the Time of COVID-19

Currently, I’m coming to the end of my first year as a doctoral student at Howard University. I have spent the last school year attempting to balance being a full-time instructor in the School of Business and a full-time student in the School of Communications in Communications, Culture and Media Studies Program. As I’ve startedContinue reading “Sharing in the Time of COVID-19”