Author: Racquel Gates

Racquel Gates (College of Staten Island, CUNY) teaches a variety of courses in cinema and media studies, but specializes in racial representation in popular culture. Her work has been published in In Media Res, The Velvet Light Trap, and elsewhere. When she's not glued to the latest offerings by Bravo and VH1, she can be found on Twitter (@racquelgates) and on Facebook.