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White Indifference: Colorblind Racism and the Denial of Implicit Bias

White Indifference: Colorblind Racism and the Denial of Implicit Bias

Black students make up less than 10 percent* of my college’s undergraduate population. In the fall I had trouble meeting other black students, and by the end of winter quarter I… Read more »

Why I Was Mortified By Sean Penn’s “Joke”

Why I Was Mortified By Sean Penn’s “Joke”

The Academy Awards were going great. My friends, dormmates and I got together and watched the whole show with boxes of pizza and winner predictions. Neil Patrick Harris pulled some… Read more »

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Featured image from Dove Hair: Love Your Curls Opening Scene I’ve been mulling over Dove’s new “Love Your Curls” campaign for the past few weeks and I have to admit:… Read more »

Q & A With Web Comic Illustrator Olivia Stephens

Q & A With Web Comic Illustrator Olivia Stephens

“Art has always been important to me. As a child my brother and I entertained ourselves with nubs of crayon and printer paper. In the 8th grade I saved enough… Read more »

Artist Appreciation: Kara Walker

Artist Appreciation: Kara Walker

I was recently exposed to the work of artist Kara Walker thanks to my Art History professor. In my Art History class, we watched an Art21 Episode where Walker talked… Read more »

5 Ways People Stereotype Asians

5 Ways People Stereotype Asians

Re-posted from Neverstationary. 1. Mocking or trying to imitate the language: Ching chong, ling long, ting tong. YES, THAT IS WHAT CHINESE SOUNDS LIKE. YOU’RE GOING TO DO GREAT IN… Read more »

10 Lies Society Told Me about Black Women

10 Lies Society Told Me about Black Women

*Feat. Image by Selenada via deviantart.com 10 Lies Society Told Me about Black Women A short list of lies people outside of and within my race have told me about… Read more »

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