“For media, race is crucial, not only because we want to see visible diversity, but the diversity that we most often times miss.”
She also considers herself a media junkie, but not without a critical analysis of every piece of media she consumes.
Washington defines anti-blackness as multiple institutions working together to marginalize Black people.
She said if people choose to discuss anti-blackness in media, it’s imperative to discuss other instances that showcase anti-blackness within different institutions.
It ultimately leads to helping other institutions, including media, realize the images and messages that convey anti-blackness.