Dr. Kimberly Brown Pellum, Florida A&M University
Dr. Kimberly Brown Pellum is an assistant professor of history at Florida A&M University and founding director of MuseumofBlackBeauty.com, an interactive digital history initiative. She specializes in the history of 20th Century African American women, image making, southern culture, and freedom. Her most recent book is Black Beauties: African American Pageant Queens in the Segregated South. Her contributions to publicly accessible history include work at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, The National Park Service, The Rosa Parks Museum, and Google’s Arts & Culture series.