A photo of Colin Kaepernick tweeted out by Jennifer Lee Chan on August 26, 2016 launched a public debate. Kaepernick stated his action (sitting, which led to kneeling, during the anthem) was due to the oppression of people of color and ongoing issues with police brutality. 492 more words
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Regardless of whether you write, paint, make music, take pics; or if you are one of the lucky few who have been blessed with a combination of talents, I think we could all agree that now is a tricky time to be a creative. 651 more words
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The focus on one subsector of Trump voters—the white working class—is puzzling, given the breadth of his white coalition. Indeed, there is a kind of theater at work in which Trump’s presidency is pawned off as a product of the white working class as opposed to a product of an entire whiteness that includes the very authors doing the pawning.
The recent report of the mysterious death of a north-eastern resident of India has shown the atrocities to which the discrimination against them has reached. The body of the deceased had been cremated by the police itself without informing the family, despite the missing report filed by his family, soon after he went missing. 724 more words