Renina Jarmon is college instructor, author and doctoral student. Her graduate studies specifically focus on the politics of Black women’s digital story-telling archives and the political ecosystems of the internet. Currently, she is studying gender, race and sexuality in the media and she teaches Introduction to Women's Studies, Black Culture in the US and Black Women in Popular Culture.

As a veteran blogger she has written about race, gender, feminism and sexuality in pop culture. She has written on her own blog New Model Minority for ten years, been a contributor at the blog Racialicious since 2008 and was a member of the Crunk Feminist Collective blog from 2010-2013 . Renina has been invited to speak at several institutions and organizations about topics such as gender, race and blogging including the Princeton University, The University of the District of Columbia, Barnard Center for Research on Women, The WESTAF Symposium on the ARTS, Words, Beats and Life and Art Sanctuary’s Annual Writing Festival in Philadelphia. Her work has also been highlighted in The Root.com, Ms. Magazine and the San Francisco Examiner.

She can be reached at reninajarmon@gmail.com

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