Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Henkel 107

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The "Average Black Girl"

Notice the way Ernestine Johnson plays with the moniker "Average Black Girl" in her spoken word performance below. Let's discuss the ways she uses "average" and how that adjective is raced. How does Johnson's argument work in the context of our class?