Academic

Final 2016 Presidential Debate Analysis w/ Democracy Now!

A professional highlight of mine was being in-studio with the team at Democracy Now! The debate night special entitled “War, Peace and the Presidency” featured an exciting group of guests including: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner, the chair of Princeton’s African American Studies department Eddie Glaude, the Institute of Policy…
Megan
October 20, 2016
General

Seattle is Berning! Talking Bernie Sanders on KUOW

Bernie Sanders took every county in WA state after the Democratic caucuses. I went on NPR radio affiliate in Seattle-- KUOW (94.9)to provide some perspective of his landslide win! First time on the radio-- it was a lot of fun! Check it here And do you like skateboard Bernie-- buy the…
Megan
March 31, 2016
Academic

MHP Discussion: History of State Terrorism & Racist Rhetoric

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, I was on the MHP Show on MSNBC. In the wake of racist statements about Muslims made by Donald Trump, I was asked what we can learn about our understandings of terrorism from the history of lynching. I noted that racism has continually been used to stoke…
Megan
December 22, 2015
Academic

Rice University Presentation: Problems in African American History

In November 2015, I gave a talk to members of Rice's History Department, students, and alumni that were gathered at the Weiss Master's house as part of the 'Problems in African American History' seminar series. It stands as one of my biggest professional accomplishments. I graduated from Rice in 2003…
Megan
November 28, 2015