Author: Sarah Akomoh

Second Year graduate student in Literature at The University of South Florida. My research interest is centered around the rhetoric of voicer, trauma and visibility for Black women in Africa and the diaspora.

As a first generational student, I never had the opportunity to own a personal computer or actively interact with digital technology until my first year in college. Having a humanities background made my struggle more practical – so much that I could not comprehend some digital tools until my first semester in graduate school. My personal experience has honed my research in Black feminist rhetorics to challenge the representation of Black women’s identity in social and digital spaces. As a DRC fellow, I am passionate about digital rhetorics of Black women as an othered and marginalized community. I am particularly…

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