Latoya PetersonTrained by WMC

Latoya Peterson
Racialicious.com
Editrix/Activist
Washington, DC

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Newsweek, The Boston Globe, CNN,

Television, Print, Radio

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A certified media junkie, Latoya Peterson provides a hip-hop feminist and anti-racist view on pop culture with a special focus on video games, anime, American comics, manga, magazines, film, television, and music. Her perspectives have been quoted…

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A certified media junkie, Latoya Peterson provides a hip-hop feminist and anti-racist view on pop culture with a special focus on video games, anime, American comics, manga, magazines, film, television, and music. Her perspectives have been quoted in The Boston Globe, The Guardian (UK), and The Metro-Times (Detroit), ColorsNW , and The Austin Chronicle and she regularly speaks on topics of race, gender, and social media at conferences like Women, Action and the Media and South by Southwest Interactive.

Skilled in interviewing, creative non-fiction, and editorial content, Latoya Peterson spends her time editing the blog Racialicious.com - the intersection of race and pop culture. She has written for The American Prospect, Bitch Magazine, Clutch Magazine, the Women's Review of Books, and the Guardian. Her essay, "The Not Rape Epidemic" was published in the anthology Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape (Seal Press, 2008). She is currently a Sense Making Fellow at the Poynter Institute and will spend the next year working on projects related to the future of new media and journalism. Follow her on Twitter @LatoyaPeterson

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