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Media Appearances

Podcast Interview with Terrell Starr of Black Diplomats.  I joined a panel of experts "to talk about the recent decision by Amnesty International to revoke the “prisoner of conscious” status from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny."

Navalny, Race & Russia

March 06, 2021

Podcast Interview with Meduza. I discuss the distortion of MLK Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement in the Russian Lives Matter Movement. 


Nationalism and the Alt-Right: Another Look at 'Russian Lives Matter'

June 13, 2020

Podcast Interview with Meduza. I discuss my experience as a Black researcher in the region and the issue of racism in Putin's Russia.


Russian Lives Matter: How America's New Civil Rights Movement Reverberates in Russia

June 06, 2020.

My interview with Kristen de Groot of the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Today. In it, I discuss my research on African Americans in the Soviet Union.

African American in the 'raceless' Soviet Union

August 9, 2021

Video recording of my virtual talk at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. I spoke with Dr. Emily Channel-Justice about the intersections of the BLM movement in America and Ukraine's Euromaidan.

The Time is Now: Connecting Euromaidan and Black Lives Matter

August 11, 2020

Panel appearance for the Association for the Study of Nationalities Virtual ASN series. I discuss how race and nationalism are studied in the field of Soviet/Russian history.


Racism and Nationalism

July 23, 2020.

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