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Upcoming Events:



Past Events:


Mothering While Black: Building Racial Empathy in

Uncertain Times

Mount St. Mary's University

April 11, 2019, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Laughlin Auditorium

Mothering While Black: Boundaries and Burdens of

Middle-Class Parenthood

Syracuse University

April 9, 2019 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

060 Eggers Hall 

Cultural Capital, Systemic Exclusion and Bias in the Lives

of Black Middle-Class Women: A Conversation”

University of California, Berkeley

April 02, 2019, 4- 5:30 PM

Alumni House, Toll Room

Critical Race Initiative Article Workshop, Faculty Reviewer

University of Maryland, College Park  

January 25, 2016 10:30am

1101 Parren J. Mitchell Building.

Critical Race Initiative Brownbag

University of Maryland, College Park  

Black Feminist Thoughts Series

September 29, 2016 12pm-1pm

 2115 PJM ASY


American Sociological Association, Seattle Washington

August 2016


Black Lives Matter

University of Massachusetts

March 23, 2016



Boston College

February 3, 2016



Bryn Mawr College

“From Difficult to Deadly: African American Middle-Class Mothers Navigating Gendered Racism in the Lives of their Children.”

12:00pm to 1:00pm

December 3, 2015


Aging Institute, Syracuse University

“Unpacking Othermothering: An Examination of Kin-Provided Childcare in African American Middle-Class Families.”

12:00pm to 1:00pm

October 2, 2015


Encore Conference, Syracuse University, Department of Sociology

“Challenging the Controlling Image of the Thug: Raising African American Boys and Confronting Gendered Racism”

1:00pm to 4:00pm

September 25, 2015 

60 Eggers Hall


Humanities Center Syracuse University

September 2, 2015

4:00pm to 6:00pm

3rd Floor, Tolley


American Sociological Association, Chicago Illinois

August 23, 2015

2:30pm to 4:10pm

Hilton Dowtown Chicago








Department of Sociology

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742

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