Robin M. Boylorn
Robin M. Boylorn

Robin M. Boylorn is an associate professor at the University of Alabama and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective.

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Sept. 12 2017 10:16 AMThe Insecure Recap EditionWe have a spoiler-filled discussion about the emotional Season 2 ending of Issa Rae’s hit show.
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Aug. 9 2017 12:20 PMThe Represent Rose: Part 4As Rachel Lindsay’s search for love comes to an end, we recap the Bachelorette finale and look back at how the season handled race and representation.
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July 26 2017 3:34 PMThe Represent Rose: Part 3We discuss The Bachelorette’s hometown dates and check in on how the show is balancing its fairy-tale premise with the real pressures surrounding race and dating.
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June 14 2017 3:27 PMThe Represent Rose: Part 1In our first Bachelorette recap, we discuss everything that’s happened so far on ABC’s “historic” new season, which follows Rachel Lindsay’s quest for love.
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Aug. 30 2017 1:31 PMThe Represent Rose: The EpilogueRobin and Veralyn interview Bachelorette contestant Eric Bigger and his aunt, fan favorite Verna Myers, about life after the show and the role that race played this season.
Television
Aug. 8 2017 4:51 PMThe Heartbreaking First Black BacheloretteI hoped this season could find a way to change cultural perceptions of black love. I’ll be honest: I’m crushed.
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June 29 2017 3:20 PMThe Represent Rose: Part 2In our latest Bachelorette recap, we discuss the feud between Lee and Kenny, check in on the Bachelor in Paradise controversy, and predict who we think will make Rachel’s final four.
Culturebox
May 21 2017 8:00 PMBlack, Single, and WaitingFor 15 years, the Bachelor franchise has made a caricature of blackness. Could this season finally be different?