Introduction: Documenting Blackness at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Jason Fox & Mia Mask
Jason Fox is the Editor of World Records. Mia Mask is Professor of Film at Vassar College. She is the author of Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film, published by University of Illinois Press. Formerly an assistant editor and regular contributor at Cineaste magazine, she has written film reviews and covered festivals for IndieWire, The Village Voice, Film Quarterly, Time Out New York, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Poughkeepsie Journal. She is currently on the editorial board of The Black Scholar. Mask edited Black American Cinema Reconsidered (Routledge, 2012). In 2014, she published Poitier Revisited: Reconsidering a Black Icon in the Obama Age (Bloomsbury, 2014).