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On Max Röing, “White Morans” and the Colonization of Maa Cultures

Three years ago when Max Röing decided to shake up his comfortable life in Sweden and embark upon a tough humanitarian mission to Kenya, where he’d assist in planting trees in Kajiado, little did he know he would become a Moran – or so he says. 1,910 more words

Cultural Appropriation

On Racism, Whitewashing & Cinematic Colonialism in ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’

Although set during a specific period in ancient Egyptian history, the film Exodus: Gods and Kings features white American, European and Australian actors in the majority of the key roles playing ancient Egyptian characters. 1,642 more words


Mythologies of Skin Color and Race in Ethiopia

by Keb Meh

“Blumenbach…singled out a particular group as closest to the created ideal and then characterized all other groups by relative degrees of departure from this archetypal standard.

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Is Anyone Listening?

Dear God, are you listening?

Can you hear the sound

Of my prayers for the justice system

that’s always letting us down.

First Trayvon, now Michael… 108 more words