Dr. Darron T. Smith is a professor and frequent political and cultural commentator for Huffington Post and Your Black World on various issues of inequality in the form of racism, classism and other systems of U.S. based oppression. He has also contributed to various forums from Religion Dispatches and ESPN’s Outside the Lines to The New York Times and Chicago Tribune op-ed sections. Dr. Smith’s research spans a wide myriad of topics on including healthcare disparities, Religious studies, Race & Sports, Transracial Adoption and the Black Family. His current research focuses on healthcare workforce discrimination involving African American physician assistants. He is the co-author of White Parents, Black Children: Experiencing Transracial Adoption as well as the co-editor of Black and Mormon and The Impact of Social Factors on Health: A Critical Reader for the Physician Assistant. His current book, The Truth About the Honor Code: When Race, Religion & Sports Collide, is scheduled for release in 2013. You can learn more about Dr. Smith at www.darronsmith.com.
Faith & Fashion – Jason Dunnigan + Race & Religion – Dr. Darron Smith
Jason Dunnigan has spent years in the fashion industry. He’s not only obsessed with clothing and what he wears, but what everyone else is wearing too. His fashion philosophy is that you can shop where everyone else is shopping, but not be wearing what everyone else is wearing. It’s all about how you wear it and what you put it with. Jason says, “I love to mix and match colors and patterns and really enjoy making people look and say wow!” He’s a true believer that one can be fashionable and still maintain the standards of their faith. Jason served and LDS mission in Fresno, California and graduated from Westminster College with a degree in Communications. He works as a Stylist and Social Media Expert. Be sure to connect with Jason and his fashion sense on Pinterest.