Dr. Tameka Bradley Hobbs writes and speaks on contemporary social political issues affecting the South Florida area, as well as the nation. Below are a collection of pieces I’ve written, articles in which I’ve offered commentary, and other events that I’ve organized or participated. Below are some samples of Dr. Tameka Bradley Hobb’s work. For more recent commentary, please click here.
“My interest in history and culture is not limited to the classroom. I occasionally have the opportunity to write and speak on contemporary social political issues affecting the South Florida area, as well as the nation. Below are a collection of pieces I’ve written, articles in which I’ve offered commentary, and other events that I’ve organized or participated.” – tbh
“Civil rights from St. Augustine to Southern Florida” (Miami Times, February 8, 2017)
“The (Re)Birth of a Nation?: Race, Rape, and Nate Parker” (ForHarriett.com, August 2016)
“Black America: Stop Riding for Creeps” (South Florida Times, January 15, 2016)
“Reverberations of an Incomplete Revolution” (South Florida Times, November 25, 2015)
“Forum Addresses Race Relations” (South Florida Times, November 24, 2015)
“Can Live Oak Overcome Its History of Racism?” (South Florida Times, May 7, 2015)
“She has issues, but Rachel Dolezal is not the problem” The Sisterhood (June 2015)
“Throwing Shade: How Black Women Use Humor on Social Media to Deflect Pain” (April 22, 2015). This article was also quoted in the New York Times by Ana Holmes in her article “The Underground Art of the Insult” (May 14, 2015)
“The Fallacy of ‘Black on Black Crime’ Ulterior Motive Revealed [Part 1]” by Michelle Hollinger (South Florida Times, April 2, 2015). Features an interview with Dr. Tameka Hobbs.
“‘Stand Your Ground’ Topic at Florida Memorial Forum” (AP, February 20, 2014). Features a profile on a forum organized by Dr. Tameka Hobbs.
“Floridians Urged to Register and Vote” (Robert Beatty, South Florida Times, September 13, 2012). Florida Memorial University hosted a Voting Rights Teach-In ahead of the presidential election. I had a chance to share the stage with Professor Charles Ogletree Jr. of the Harvard Law School.
“Juneteenth Recognition, Observances Growing” (Robert Beatty, South Florida Times, June 13, 2012).