Melissa Harris-Perry is using her space in education to create a course syllabus surrounding Solange’s latest album “A Seat At The Table”.


At Wake Forest University, where Harris-Perry is a member of the faculty,  and she is rallying the help of black women across the physical and digital space to help curate content that should be covered throughout the course. Of the topics, Melissa hopes to find content that touches issues based on racism, gender and sexuality, and the importance of self care.


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In a press release, Melissa says:

A Seat at the Table has been one of the most reflective and popular albums produced by a young black woman that speaks to issues of race, womanhood, and equality.”


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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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