Blog Profile / Racialicious


URL :http://www.racialicious.com/
Filed Under:Society & Culture / Ethnicity & Race
Posts on Regator:2230
Posts / Week:6.7
Archived Since:February 11, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Last Call For The Racialicious SDCC Creators Of Color Round-up

If you missed our first call, don’t sweat — we’re still looking to hear from any creators of color heading to San Diego Comic-Con next week. To recap: If you’re going to be an exhibitor or presenter during the convention, or know someone...Show More Summary

Art as Remembrance and Creative Resistance: John Sims’ Flag Funerals

By Guest Contributor John Sims We live in troubled times. This story started many scores of years ago with the founding fathers, some of whom may have recognized the toxic contradictions that would poison the future of this great land. Show More Summary

On Shia LaBeouf And Appropriation: This Is What Happens When Nobody Knows Your Name

By Guest Contributor DJ Kuttin Kandi Nearly 20 years after the film Nobody Knows My Name by documentarian Rachel Raimist many of us can still relate to the many stories of the womn in Hip Hop that were told in the film. We, the Anomolies...Show More Summary

Land, Power, and Filmmaking in Hawaii: An Untold Story Of “Aloha”

by Shay Chan Hodges; originally posted at the Huffington Post Updated Author’s Note: I wrote the following post three weeks ago, adding to the dozens of articles about race and culture in Hollywood after the release of “Aloha.” I was one of the few writers, however, who even acknowledged the existence of a native Hawaiian perspective. Show More Summary

Don’t #AskRachel — She Checked Out Long Ago

By Guest Contributor Dorothy Attakora-Gyan First things first…wait! I probably shouldn’t open a piece on Rachel Dolezal with the only Iggy Azalea lyric I know. Goodness, let’s try this again. I advocate letting folks self- identify how they want to—ethically. Show More Summary

Watch It Again: President Obama’s Eulogy For Clementa Pinckney

Transcript courtesy http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2015/06/26/transcript-obama-delivers-eulogy-for-charleston-pastor-the-rev-clementa-pinckney/ Giving all praise and honor to God. The Bible calls us to hope, to persevere and have faith in things not seen. Show More Summary

Killer Secrets: An Excerpt From Tamara Winfrey Harris’ New Book

By Arturo R. García Longtime readers of the blog will remember friend and alumnus Tamara Winfrey Harris: Tami’s voice, which many of us first discovered through her blog What Tami Said, has been essential reading in the POC justice ecosystem for years. Show More Summary

Web of Spider-Men: Will Marvel Use Miles Morales To Stick It To Sony?

By Arturo R. García As of Wednesday morning, the mantle of Spider-Man has changed hands in both the comic-book and movie realms. And while Marvel Comics scored a win on the diversity front, it’s fair to wonder if the move could pay dividends in another realm. Show More Summary

Revenge Of The Blerd: The Racialicious Review of Dope

By Arturo R. García What’s supposed to be a romantic moment in Rick Famuyiwa’s Dope ends up being one of its more problematic: we see the protagonist, Malcolm, tell his love interest Nakia, “Don’t sell yourself short” when she explains...Show More Summary

Ex Machina Abuses Women of Color, But Nobody Cares Because It’s Smart

By Guest Contributor Sharon H Chang, cross posted from Multiracial Asian Families This past April, British science fiction thriller Ex Machina opened in the U.S. to almost unanimous rave reviews. The film was written and directed byShow More Summary

Sense8 And The Failure Of Global Domination

By Guest Contributor Claire Light, cross-posted from The Nerds Of Color How do you imagine a life you could never live? Though not really a theme, this problem is at the heart of Netflix’s new original series Sense8, created by the Wachowskis and J. Show More Summary

SDCC First Call: Are You A POC Creator Going to San Diego Comic-Con?

With less than a month until San Diego Comic-Con, we’d like to get the ball rolling on our annual coverage by promoting creators of color throughout the convention. If you’re going to be an exhibitor or presenter during the convention,...Show More Summary

Quoted: Tauriq Moosa on Race and Witcher 3

By creating digital representations of people who aren’t white, it indicates a culture and industry who view us as people. It counters the status quo that dehumanizes us by erasing us or casting us as a non-human. We want to be seen as people, too. Show More Summary

A Quick Guide To Five Of The Cambodian Artists Featured In Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten

By Arturo R. Garcia While a lot of rock documentaries focus on the “rise and fall” or coming and going of a particular artist or genre, John Pirozzi’s Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll largely fulfills a moreShow More Summary

Racialicious (Noir)stalgia: How To Maintain Your Black Identity While Having Three Very White Friends

by Kendra James The 90s nostalgia burden is real, and it manifests itself in a variety of unique ways amongst most 20-somethings. Whether we’re rereading a favorite Scholastic series or giggling over a popsicle stick with googly eyes on YouTube, the burden of rose-colored glasses lives with us all. Show More Summary

115 Films By and About Women of Color – How Many Have You Seen?

Over the weekend, I found this excellent list of movies jai tigett complied on the Women and Hollywood blog that were created by women of color and center women of color characters. This list is exciting, especially since I’ve only seen a fraction. Show More Summary

Yea ‘Aloha’ is Super White, But What’s Up With the Way We’re Talking About It?

by Sharon Chang, originally posted at  Multiracial Asian Families Okay first let’s just get this out of the way. Aloha is a really, really bad movie. Like REALLY bad. It’s getting horrible reviews (as it should) for lousy directing, a terrible script, mismatched A-list actors, poor production etc. Show More Summary

Link Love: ‘Our Brownness Does Not Belong Here’

An amazingly layered and nuanced long-read from Adnan Khan seeks to answer the question “How Brown should a Brown person be?” His prose strings together the all the stars of racial interactions and microaggressions that form our constellation...Show More Summary

Quoted: Thoughts on Addy Walker

For seventeen years, Addy was the only black historical doll; she was the only nonwhite doll until 1998. If you were a white girl who wanted a historical doll who looked like you, you could imagine yourself in Samantha’s Victorian home or with Kirsten, weathering life on the prairie. Show More Summary

WNYC Presents: Funny Or Racist?

by Kendra James There was a lot of good discussion on racial comedy at last night’s panel featuring Arun Venugopal, Desus Nice, Crissle West, Jeff Yang and Guy Branum and we’ve summed a good deal of that up in our Livetweet Storify below. Show More Summary

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