Storyteller. Technologist. Alchemist.

In Brief...

Latoya Peterson provides a hip-hop feminist and anti-racist view on pop culture with a special focus on technology, video games, film, television, and music.

Named one of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 rising stars in media, she is best known for the award winning blog Racialicious.com – the intersection of race and pop culture. By day, she is the Deputy Editor, Digital Innovation for ESPN’s The Undefeated.

She is currently on the advisory board of the Data & Society Institute and the board of visitors for The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships. She served as a Harvard Berkman Center Affiliate, a Poynter Institute Sensemaking Fellow, and one of the inaugural Public Media Corps fellows. She was also part of the selection committee for the Museum of Play’s World Video Game Hall of Fame in 2016 and 2017.


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