By Andrea Plaid
Usually, this space at this time is reserved for the Racialicious Crush Of The Week. But sometimes we gotta keep our Fridays light by giving some side-eye to some face-palming foolishness.
This week’s features some old-school kyriarchy from former Disney star Selena Gomez, who’s been styling out with bindis since the MTV Video Awards in mid-April.…
By Fashion and Entertainment Editor Joseph Lamour
Victoria’s Secret will never stop fetishising race will they?
Michael K of DListed joked,
“Love, kisses and woo-woo-woo-woo-woo-woos – VS”
You have to joke to keep …
The Wider Society Says: Totally cool. They are honoring Native Americans…they are just having fun…these people claim Native American ancestry…these are not racist costumes…so its okay…
I guess the Civil Rights Movement was only for certain groups and racism only counts against some minorities but not all.
Society as a whole does not condemn these outfits and they are even
By Guest Contributor Kendra James
Okay, so there’s not going to be anything Avengers-sized at this year’s New York Comic Con. That said, I’m still thrilled to be spending the weekend down at the Javits Center on behalf of The R. I’ll be on site Thursday through Sunday covering panels, celebrity sightings, and other general Con-ness. There aren’t as …
By Guest Contributor Adrienne K., cross-posted from Native Appropriations
Fashion’s Night Out is now in its fourth year–an annual night for residents of New York, LA, and other fashionable cities to get dressed up in sky-high heels and totter from retail outlet to retail outlet, pushing through hoards of similarly clad city dwellers attempting to partake in free cocktails and …
By Guest Contributor Adrienne Keene, cross-posted from Native Appropriations
This is not a post hating on Mariah Watchman, America’s Next Top Model‘s very first Native contestant. At all. I’m so excited she’s on the show, and proud that she’s representing for all of Indian Country. Mariah is from the Umatilla rez in Oregon, but is also Ojibwe, Modoc, and …
by Guest Contributor Adrienne Keene, originally published at Native Appropriations
Dear Person that decided to dress up as an Indian for Halloween,
I was going to write you an eloquent and well-reasoned post today about all the reasons why it’s not ok to dress up as a Native person for Halloween–talk about the history of“playing Indian” in our country…
By Sexual Correspondent Andrea (AJ) Plaid
Longtime Racialicious readers know this time on the calendar has prompted the R to read someone (or several folks) about their racist costumes or some other Halloween-related foolishness. Well, this year, Ohio University’s Students Teaching about Racism in Society (STARS) put on posters what we’ve been putting into words for quite a while.…
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