Racialicious featured in Bitch magazine

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Racialicious has been getting a lot of love lately!

Bitch magazine — whose tagline is “the feminist response to pop culture” — profiled me in their latest issue, and had great things to say about this blog:

Updated just about daily, Racialicious is almost obsessively thorough in its media monitoring… From lists of the most interesting Asian characters on TV to ruminations on race and body art, Racialicious offers a wealth of topics for debate and debunking…

In a culture where everything from airline commercials to Craigslist personals are wrought with racial and ethnic stereotypes that go largely uncontested, it’s not surprising that Racialicious has had to expand both its focus and its medium in order to meet the demand for smart, critical cultural analysis.

Download a PDF of the article if you’d like to read the whole thing. Also, here are a couple other recent interviews I’ve done. Be sure to check out their web sites, as both non-profits are doing really important work.

“Carmen Van Kerckhove: On the Tech-Savvy, Culture-Hip Anti-Racism Revolution”
The Center for New Words is an organization that aims to use the power and creativity of words and ideas to strengthen the voice of progressive and marginalized women in society.

“Shaping Youth Interviews Carmen Van Kerckhove of Racialicious”
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Shaping Youth is a nonprofit concerned with media & marketing’s impact on kids.

About This Blog

Racialicious is a blog about the intersection of race and pop culture. Check out our daily updates on the latest celebrity gaffes, our no-holds-barred critique of questionable media representations, and of course, the inevitable Keanu Reeves John Cho newsflashes.

Latoya Peterson (DC) is the Owner and Editor (not the Founder!) of Racialicious, Arturo García (San Diego) is the Managing Editor, Andrea Plaid (NYC) is the Associate Editor. You can email us at team@racialicious.com.

The founders of Racialicious are Carmen Sognonvi and Jen Chau. They are no longer with the blog. Carmen now runs Urban Martial Arts with her husband and blogs about local business. Jen can still be found at Swirl or on her personal blog. Please do not send them emails here, they are no longer affiliated with this blog.

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