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The Problem With Colorblindness

The Problem With Colorblindness

essay by guest contributor Faith Bell Colorblindness. I have been hearing this term more and more. It sounds nice, but it does more harm than good. After centuries of giving value to the color of a person’s skin, attempting to push race aside now also pushes aside the struggles that many people have gone through because of the value placed on their skin. Colorblindness is passive. It hel...
From Fans to Activists: Loraine Sammy and Racebending.com

From Fans to Activists: Loraine Sammy and Racebending.com

Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. This blog highlights some research he has done with Anna Van Someren and Sangita Shresthova on fan activism and participatory culture. Lori Kido Lopez, Vice President of the Media Action Network for Asian Americans and doctoral student on this research team...
Join the Street Team

Join the Street Team

If you happen to live in the United States, we have several active street teams. If you live in Southern California, New York, or the Seattle Area, then sign up below. Updates are sent out once a month with news, local events, and volunteer opportunities. Opportunities include: E-mailing local representatives and/or news outlets. Handing out fliers and being a vocal protest presence at loca...

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