“Intern Maria did the tireless work of looking for black models, Asian models and models of any color but white in the December issues of the major women’s fashion magazines. She writes, “Surprise! There were no women of color in ANY fashion spread”
“Rob Schmidt’s hoping to create a whole new generation of hero when he takes two Native Americans from the Hopi and Pueblo tribes and bestows great powers upon them. Schmidt believes he’s filling a void in today’s comics”
“The fact that Snoop was saved from the fruits of her success as a dealer by The Wire…That there was ever a TV show with the payroll and the plotline and the will to hire Baltimore corner kids is something beyond the realm of fairytale.”
“the currency of the term “Latina” definitely carries a lot of, uh, porny connotations…we are often viewed as less “individual people with thoughts and feelings” and more” a series of holes and curves.””
“The subject of racial and ethnic tensions on college campuses has become so topical that a November episode of “Without a Trace” kicked off with a white student calling his black peer an affirmative-action “charity case” during class.”
“In my opinion, depicting Muslims engaging in lusty or affectionate behaviour, or depicting Muslim women, heads uncovered, in the privacy of their homes, aides in the process of ‘normalizing’ us. After all, is this not how we behave?”
“Baldwin’s work remains contemporary because America’s racial caste system changed so little over the generations that his writing spans. Baldwin considered race America’s poison pill.”
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