Evette Dionne Brown is a culture writer, editor and scholar. Currently, she is an independent critical media studies researcher who uses Black Feminist Thought, Critical Race Theory and other critical methods to examine Black female sexualities and pleasure within media texts, including film, television and music videos. She is most concerned with how Black popular culture reinforces and resists historical stereotypes of Black female sexualities, power and desire. Brown’s other research interests include hip-hop studies, fat studies and fashion studies. Outside of her academic endeavors, Brown is also a culture writer and editor whose work around race, gender and power has been published in the New York Times, The Toast, Clutch Magazine, VIBE, Bitch Magazine, The Root, Bustle and a number of other digital and print publications. She is based in Denver.