Kenrya Rankin Naasel is an award-winning author, journalist, editorial consultant, speaker + television commentator whose insight has been tapped by leading outlets, including The New York Times, Huffington Post + ThinkProgress. Her latest book is Bet On Black: African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in the Age of Barack Obama.

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Great #BBF panel w/ 3 great writers: Thaisa Jones (@thaieileen), Yanick Rice Lamb (@yrlamb), + Maya Francis (mf_greatest). Xo
Great #BBF panel w/ 3 great writers: Thaisa Jones (@thaieileen), Yanick Rice Lamb (@yrlamb), + Maya Francis (mf_greatest). Xo

Great #BBF panel w/ 3 great writers: Thaisa Jones (@thaieileen), Yanick Rice Lamb (@yrlamb), + Maya Francis (mf_greatest). Xo

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9/27/14 @ 1pm | Spreading Black Dad Love @ Baltimore Book Festival

Looking for something fun to do outdoors in the DMV tomorrow? Head to the Inner Harbor for the Baltimore Book Festival! I’ll be moderating a panel on the CityLit Stage from 1pm to 2:30pm, joined by three of the fab writers whose essays appeared in Bet on Black Dads. We’ll be signing books right after (and I’ll be at the Author’s Pavilion on Sunday from 11am to 6pm, signing away). Panelists: Maya FrancisThaisa JonesYanick Rice Lamb.

Essays, Collected: How to Craft A Dynamic Anthology
From brainstorming a concept to revising essays, the editor and writers behind the award-winning Bet on Black: African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in the Age of Barack Obama discuss the creative and logistical process of creating an anthology.

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Did somebody say “open bar”?! All area #HUAlumni are invite to come join hosts @stefbrownjames, @qjames007, Kyle Bacon, Sherika Ekpo + @kenrya Thursday during the #CBCFALC. RSVP now for free entry at VestigeStrategies.com/HUAlumni.
Did somebody say “open bar”?! All area #HUAlumni are invite to come join hosts @stefbrownjames, @qjames007, Kyle Bacon, Sherika Ekpo + @kenrya Thursday during the #CBCFALC. RSVP now for free entry at VestigeStrategies.com/HUAlumni.

Did somebody say “open bar”?! All area #HUAlumni are invite to come join hosts @stefbrownjames, @qjames007, Kyle Bacon, Sherika Ekpo + @kenrya Thursday during the #CBCFALC. RSVP now for free entry at VestigeStrategies.com/HUAlumni.

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With @paul_anthonyff and @thebowleggedone. #FullForce #press #fangirl
With @paul_anthonyff and @thebowleggedone. #FullForce #press #fangirl

With @paul_anthonyff and @thebowleggedone. #FullForce #press #fangirl

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About to go on air with @rolandsmartin’s @newsone. #press
About to go on air with @rolandsmartin’s @newsone. #press

About to go on air with @rolandsmartin’s @newsone. #press

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Live at 9am on @rolandsmartin’s @newsone now.
Live at 9am on @rolandsmartin’s @newsone now.

Live at 9am on @rolandsmartin’s @newsone now.

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With @sjbooke and @ifyisms (@ifyikeesq) after @newsone. #ferguson
With @sjbooke and @ifyisms (@ifyikeesq) after @newsone. #ferguson

With @sjbooke and @ifyisms (@ifyikeesq) after @newsone. #ferguson

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ON THE AIR NOW: Talking about moving forward from #Ferguson on @newsone with @rolandsmartin, @jeffsnation @kevmar #BlackLivesMatter
ON THE AIR NOW: Talking about moving forward from #Ferguson on @newsone with @rolandsmartin, @jeffsnation @kevmar #BlackLivesMatter

ON THE AIR NOW: Talking about moving forward from #Ferguson on @newsone with @rolandsmartin, @jeffsnation @kevmar #BlackLivesMatter

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View from the green room: I’ll be talking about moving forward from #Ferguson on @newsone with @rolandsmartin, 9am. #BlackLivesMatter
View from the green room: I’ll be talking about moving forward from #Ferguson on @newsone with @rolandsmartin, 9am. #BlackLivesMatter

View from the green room: I’ll be talking about moving forward from #Ferguson on @newsone with @rolandsmartin, 9am. #BlackLivesMatter

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BET.com’s B*Real | How to Be More Resilient

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