Taylor Darks graduated from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology, Summa Cum Laude. She is currently pursuing a Sociology Doctoral Degree from Florida State University with a focus on inequalities and race relations. She is looking for applied research opportunities as well as internships that can allow her to use her skills and knowledge to make an impact on policy reform, and overall change.
Darks’ work has been featured at two conferences. She presented at the Southern Sociological Society Annual Conference on her paper, Cyber Civil Rights Movement: Social Media’s Impact on the Racial Attitudes Towards/of African Americans and Cross-National Mobilization in America (April 2019). She also presented at the Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference on her co-authored paper, From Civil Rights to Silver Rights: The Forgotten Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King’s Fight for Economic Justice and Student Panel participant (Oct 26, 2018).
Darks hopes to make an impact on policy reform and in her community by discussing race relations and ways to improve it. Focused on the mental health if the African American community Darks pushes the envelope for constructive conversation and problem solving to tackle racial disparities and inequality.
Taylor Dark’s LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-darks-2b0281162/