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Attacking the Assumptions of White Supremacy and Racism

As a major project to counteract recent negative trends, I've put together a series of posts regarding white supremacy and racism. [more inside]
posted by dances_with_sneetches on Jan 5, 2017 - 0 comments

Jordan Harper on bandits, crime fic's race problem, and fuck Mickey Spilane

I interviewed crime author and fellow MeFite Jordan Harper for The Life Sentence.
posted by klangklangston on Aug 12, 2015 - 1 comment

Essay: Authenticity Obsession, or Conceptualism as Minstrel Show

An essay I wrote about what recent race scandals by avant-garde poets Kenneth Goldsmith and Vanessa Place have to do with sunglasses, the invention of the fingerprint, and the atom bomb.
posted by johnasdf on Jun 17, 2015 - 2 comments

The New Poor

Been thinking a lot about how Millennials are always written about in the media, how gentrification works, and how student loans are affecting our current economy. Here is the result.
posted by whimsicalnymph on Oct 28, 2014 - 2 comments

Digital Covers for Over 400 Children's Books

I'm digitizing the covers of a significant portion of my children's book collection and posting them to my Flickr account. Among the items in that collection is a book shaped card game called Dr. Quack which is sort of like Mad Libs. I've parsed out the story and the accompanying cards into a twitter feed just for snicks and giggles. The rest of the books are typically either science books, textbooks, or early examples of cross media licensing based on comic strips, radio shows, TV shows, or movies. [more inside]
posted by Toekneesan on Sep 27, 2013 - 7 comments

What's in your invisible fanny pack?

This is a blog about privilege and how to spend it.
posted by knock my smock and i'll clean your clock on Jul 29, 2013 - 4 comments

The Summer of '63

From the governor of Alabama facing down his own state's National Guard to the March on Washington and the "I Have A Dream" speech, the summer of 1963 was the moment that the black civil rights movement in America galvanized the nation. The Code Switch team at NPR — with the help of our awesome social media team and NPR's librarians — is tweeting events from throughout that summer, just as they unfolded then.
posted by mthomps00 on Jun 12, 2013 - 0 comments

The Good Men Project

“The Good Men Project is a glimpse of what enlightened masculinity might look like in the 21st century,” the press raved when we launched, and that was exactly what we were hoping for. Finally, “a cerebral, new media alternative” to glossy men’s magazines was born. In fact, The Good Men Project is not so much a magazine as a social movement; an ongoing in-depth discussion that has by now involved millions of people, all getting back to a core question of “what does it mean to be a good man in these modern times?”. [more inside]
posted by JackVarnell on Oct 16, 2011 - 6 comments

The San Fran Plan

I'm working on a 3-month trip to San Francisco to explore gender, sexuality, love, and relationships via performance from the perspective of a female queer migrant minority. Here I'll be documenting the project, my progress towards it, and how people can support me. If you're in San Francisco give me a yell!
posted by divabat on Jan 29, 2011 - 0 comments

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