Kevina King

Kevina King is a Ph.D. student in German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she earned her Master’s with a focus on Black German history, Black German music, and the Black Diaspora. She is currently working on her dissertation, entitled “Black German Resistance in the Twenty-First Century,” which examines Black German radical thought and artistic expression in digital media. Her chapter “Black, PoC, and Migrant Lives Should Matter: Racial Profiling, Police Brutality and Whiteness in Germany” in the 2018 volume Rethinking Black German Studies, edited by Tiffany Florvil and Vanessa Plumly, focuses on local struggles against racial profiling in Berlin since 2001.