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How We View People

A lot of media sources don't hesitate to praise or trash individuals. They also don't hesitate to use conventional understandings of social groups. This category takes a look at how we look at people

How (not) to talk about race and Women’s Streetwear on Youtube

I said I thought critically about Anime, though that didn’t mean I participated in all other aspects of the anime fandom. One of these...

The Evolution of Donald Glover through Childish Gambino

How did Troy from Community... ...become Ike Turner/D'Angelo/Prince incarnate? And for those of us who really peeped his musical growth, we could see the boy becoming...
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Merkel Shook Trump: An Informal Analysis of Trump’s Handshake Problem

When you ask an infant to greet you, it's liable to look away or stare at you funny if it catches a bad vibe....

Daryl Davis and the Challenge of Engaging Racists

Any good racial justice activist on Twitter will tell you racists cannot be reasoned with. The best we can do is get White allies up...

Jin Xing Makes China Look A Lot Like the United States

I opened the Economist newsletter I get in my inbox every couple of days because the subject line of this email interested me. "Meet China's Oprah Winfrey,"...

Why the Beyonce vs. Kim K Beef Scares Me, And Why It Should Scare...

Originally published on dickiebheeonthestreetz.com After an honest, homophobic yet heartfelt review of Moonlight, Dickie Bhee is back on Across The Culture. His insights on how under-the-radar beefs between...

Are You a Coon, Or Just Foolish?

Last week, Sage Steele said something dumb about today's political turmoil. Surprise. Once again, Sage Steele was accused of being a coon by some Black people...

People Treated Prince Like We’re Treating Kanye Now

Prince's trailblazing was exalted upon his death. We loved him for unapologetically being himself. For making the art he wanted to make. For saying what...

Native American Issues Just Aren’t Cool Enough

The Dakota Access Pipeline is fucked up. Period. The US government took Native American lands while they were sovereign, reissued them, and continues to abuse the them. It's...

Understanding Kanye West Rants, Part 4

Even though I "finished" the series, I knew there was going to come a time that I had to revive it. The initial "Kanye...