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Cultural Hijacking: The Ownership of Hip-Hop

Hip-hop as a dance form has been used by African Americans since the 1970s to counter their racialized representation in hegemonic society. Permeating into every aspect of American pop culture, it provides an expressive platform for the marginalized community to rally under the unifying experience of oppression. 1,286 more words

Students Get Real About Race

A great read about race on college campuses that’s applicable for everyone. Turn to the next page for an interactive read on different types of microaggressions. 26 more words


How Awkwafina's "Green Tea" recognizes objectification towards Asian women and reclaims it

Recently, I came across a photo of the all-female cast of “Ocean’s Eight” (see below). I recognized a few faces in the front, but as I looked towards the back, I could not distinguish which actors were present. 918 more words

Nine Tails Episode 2 Release Announcement

Nine Tails, Episode 2: Masks is live now on the Kindle Store. As before, you can pick up the e-book for 99 cents or grab it for free if you are an Amazon Prime member. 162 more words

When Dimple Met Rishi

Title: When Dimple Met Rishi
Author: Sandhya Menon
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, YA
Rating: ★★★☆☆ | 3.0

Hi, it’s my favourite trope: arranged marriage, but they end up really falling in love! 539 more words


Marginality // Jung Young Lee.

“Theology is autobiographical…”

As an Asian American, Jung Young Lee is a marginalized person. He is neither fully accepted by Asia nor America. He lives in the in-between (neither/nor), being pushed outward by both worlds. 170 more words

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