Yes, #OscarsSoWhite – but there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate contemporary Black film
Timeka N. Tounsel
Timeka N. Tounsel is an Assistant Professor of Black Studies in Communication. She has also served in various administrative roles in higher education, including in diversity, equity, and inclusion; enrollment management; and faculty development. Dr. Tounsel earned a Ph.D. in Communication Studies with a Graduate Certificate in African American and Diaspora Studies from the University of Michigan, where she was also a Rackham Merit Fellow. Prior to that, she worked in the magazine industry and has written for Essence and BLAC magazines.