Why We Need More Black Women as News Decision-Makers

TV, print, radio and the online space need more black women making programming decisions behind-the-scenes at mainstream and independent news outlets.

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Mark Anthony Neal is a professor of African and African-American studies at Duke University and a fellow at the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. He is the author of several books, including Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities. Follow him on Twitter.