Who I Am: 

Evette Dionne tells and edits stories about race, gender and culture. Her work has been published in multiple publications, including the New York Times, The Root, theGrio, xoJane and UPTOWN Magazine. She’s also served as daily editor of Clutch Magazine.

Dionne is also a critical media studies scholar who examines black female sexuality and pleasure in media texts like romantic comedies and hip-hop music videos. She teaches all about race, gender, class and social injustices to eighth graders.

Dionne loves listening to hip-hop, engaging with Black feminisms, attending NYFW, obsessing over “Scandal” and Beyonce, browsing magazines, traveling to lands near and far, and reading Zora Neale Hurston’s masterpieces. She is based in Denver.

What I'm Listening To: 

J.Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Tupac - Me Against the World

What I'm Watching: 

Once Upon a Time, Sleepy Hollow, Love & Hip-Hop, Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta, Jane the Virgin, The Mindy Project, Empire, Blackish, Fresh off the Boat, How to Get Away with Murder, Empire, The Good Wife, The Newsroom, Scandal

What I'm Reading: 

China Dolls by Lisa See