Edward Said published Orientalism in 1978 and is highly influential, both in post-colonial studies and social theory. Said argues that through the construction of the ‘Orient’ (the East) and the 764 more words
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Another day, another black man is having to defend / explain his comments after being accused of “racial slurs” for celebrating his African-ness. 101 more words
Have White People Stolen Rap Concerts, Too?
.As my friends and I pulled into the venue for Top Dawg Entertainment’s Championship Tour, the record’s label first co-headlining concert featuring artists such as Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Schoolboy Q, I thought to myself, “I ain’t never seen so many white people in my whole entire life, and I’m from Texas.” The masses of young white attendees (and for those underage, their accompanying parents), all in designer gear, illustrated the overall mood and climate for the TDE tour stop. 1,059 more words