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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

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

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

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

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.

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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