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Orange is Not So New

Okay. Maybe it’s because it’s been a full season since I last saw Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black. Maybe it’s because the glitz and glamor of the show and its “progressive” inclusion of diverse characters has worn … Continue reading

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Skin Language: Unpacking the Cover of Elle Magazine

After reading about the current controversy surrounding Elle Magazine, I am left thinking of skin, of the ways we culturally embed the flesh with racist stereotypes. Dominant culture has mythologized light skin as privileged, setting a dangerous precedent. On the … Continue reading

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