Author Profile

Andrea Plaid

Named one of’s “8 Dynamic Black Women Editors in New Media,” Andrea Plaid serves as a contributing editor at The Feminist Wire and a critic for Kirkus Review. She was the associate producer of renowned web series Black Folk Don’t. Her commentary has appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, Huffington Post Live, the Chicago Tribune, and the Washington Post. Plaid served as an associate editor of the award-winning race-and-pop-culture blog Racialicious, and her work on race, gender, sex, and sexuality has appeared, among other places, at On The Issues,, and RH Reality Check.