Anthropology Magazine

A Hidden Figure in North American Archaeology


  • Curiosities

  • Poetry

    A person, seen from the chest downward from underwater, sits on a white surf board in turquoise water.

    Surfing in Color

    A poet-anthropologist witnesses people of the African diaspora “riding waves across the surfable globe.”

  • Poetry

    A young protester with curly dark hair and wearing a black shirt raises their fist in front of a group of people holding signs.


    A poet-bioarchaeologist of the African diaspora spotlights the aims of protestors who rise up against anti-Black violence, injustice, and white supremacy.

  • Poetry

    This profile shows a young protestor wearing a large, round, gold earring with a cutout of the African continent and two multicolored headwraps.

    The Voice of Diaspora

    A poet-archaeologist of the African diaspora encourages seeing the multiple meanings of identities and being open to interpretation.

  • Poetry

    The view is of rolling hills covered with yellow- and red-leafed trees seen through the front window of a car on the highway.


    A poet-anthropologist of the African diaspora gives voice to the power of collective memory and place.