Sharon Sochil Washington

Sharon Sochil Washington has a PhD in cultural anthropology and is the author of The Educational Contract as well as the novel The Blue Is Where God Lives.

Black Cleopatra

How a recent Netflix series infuriated Egypt—and raised questions about color stratification and the social construct of race

by Sharon Sochil Washington | Thursday, January 25, 2024

False Prophets

A recent film about a Black megachurch is often hilarious, but its flaws reside in the story it doesn’t tell

by Sharon Sochil Washington | Thursday, June 01, 2023

The Lotus Position

What does one of television’s biggest hits have to say about the nature of a certain kind of American tourism?

by Sharon Sochil Washington | Thursday, May 11, 2023

A Royal Disappointment

Am I the only Black woman in America who thinks Bridgerton is trash?

by Sharon Sochil Washington | Friday, January 06, 2023