Natalie Hopkinson

A former staff writer, editor, and culture critic at the Washington Post and The Root, Natalie Hopkinson is an assistant professor in Howard University’s graduate program in communication, culture and media studies and a fellow at the Interactivity Foundation. The author of A Mouth Is Always Muzzled (The New Press), as well as Go-Go Live and Deconstructing Tyrone (with Natalie Y. Moore), Hopkinson lives in Washington, D.C.

News and Reviews

“Natalie Hopkinson has an established reputation as one of the most sophisticated commentators on contemporary black culture.” —Mark Anthony Neal, au

Foreword Review

“Hopkinson paints the creative class as essential players in modern society… A Mouth Is Always Muzzled loudly and elegantly articulates why artists are necessary catalysts in that shared better future.”

Publishers Weekly

“A smart analysis of art and politics.”

Kirkus Reviews

“A deeply felt and passionately expressed manifesto.”

Books by Natalie Hopkinson

A Mouth Is Always Muzzled
Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance

Natalie Hopkinson