Yunina Barbour-Payne

Yunina Barbour-Payne is a scholar, artist and educator from Louisville, KY, currently residing in Houston, TX. She holds an M.A. in Performance Studies from Texas A&M University and a B.A. in Integrated Studies from Northern Kentucky University with areas of concentration in Theater, Dance, Psychology and Black Studies. For more information, please visit her personal website.

Yunina’s article, “‘Young, Gifted, Black and Matter!’ Teaching and Performing Activism through a Black Lives Matter Aesthetic,” appears in albeit 4.1: Black Lives Matter.