Tag Archives: Popular Culture

Interviews with Artists and Activists on White Privilege: Kelly Johnson

TweetI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and [...]
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Interviews with Artists and Activists on White Privilege: Chris Crass

TweetI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and [...]
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Interviews with Artists and Activists on White Privilege: Melissa A. Fabello

TweetI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and [...]
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When Things Go Haywire, Send in the Women

TweetI’m obsessed with female leaders and their portrayal in entertainment. Are great women leaders seen as ruthless? Sexy? Brittle and sarcastic? Or are they kind, but firm, leading through inspiration instead of intimidation. For me, creating a compelling female character is tricky. Too many portrayals of women in popular culture repeat outdated stereotypes or reinforce [...]
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All About That “All About That Bass” Song

TweetI know, I know. Meghan Trainor’s new song All About That Bass isn’t the perfect body-loving anthem we’ve been waiting for. It’s problematic, and somewhat exclusionary, and still heavily invested in the power of the male gaze. But still. I only had to hear All About That Bass once and I was hooked. Within an [...]
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