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Filed Under:Society & Culture / Ethnicity & Race
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Archived Since:February 11, 2009

Blog Post Archive

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

Quoted: Race + Waco, Texas’ Real Life FX Drama

One of the most distinct characteristics of white privilege is the privilege to be unique. When white people commit violent acts, they are treated as aberrations, slips described with adjectives that show they are unusual and in no way representative of the broader racial group to which they belong. Show More Summary

In His Own Words: B.B. King (1925-2015)

Compiled by Arturo R. García I would sit on the corners, and people would walk up to me and ask me to play a gospel song, and they’d pat me on the head and say, that’s nice, son – but they didn’t tip at all. But people who ask me to play the blues would […] The post In His Own Words: B.B. Show More Summary

The Hollow Promise of “Inclusivity”: Saida Grundy and Boston University

By Tope Fadiran It’s hard out there for white men on college campuses. At least, that’s what American media would have us believe, given its coverage of the current controversy swirling around Dr. Saida Grundy, a Black scholar recently...Show More Summary

Watch: Jay Smooth and Race Forward Break Down Systemic Racism

By Tope Fadiran Our colleagues at Race Forward, the racial justice organization that publishes Colorlines, was one of the organizations that pushed back against Starbucks’ hastily conceived “Race Together” initiative in March 2015. At...Show More Summary

Why History Supports The #DiversifyAgentCarter Campaign

By Arturo R. García It’s telling that, within minutes of ABC quelling weeks of suspense and announcing that Marvel’s Agent Carter was getting a second season, many of the well-wishes were mixed with a call for the show to introduce more...Show More Summary

Unburied but Forgotten: Asian Bodies in Agent Carter

By Guest Contributor Anna Cabe Like many feminist-cum-superhero fanatics, I eagerly awaited the Marvel Cinematic Universe mini-series, Agent Carter, the company’s first real attempt at a female hero-driven property. In many ways, it delivers. Show More Summary

R-oundtable: Avengers – Age of Ultron

Much like one of its action set-pieces, the discussion around the latest Avengers film has blown up in multiple directions: In the week since its US release, the discussion surrounding Age of Ultron has veered from its massive box-office...Show More Summary

New Netflix Documentary Could Have Nina Simone Fans Feelin’ Good

By Arturo R. García Nina Simone fans who are leery of the Zoe Saldana biopic Nina take heart: Netflix quietly posted the trailer for What Happened, Miss Simone?, a documentary that has the support of the singer’s estate and features her daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly. Show More Summary

Nerd Roundup: Brief Dispatches From C2E2

C2E2 earns the honour of being the only con I have ever attended where I’ve not felt that personal space and air to breathe were an inevitable sacrifice in a battle to the top of Nerd Mordor. Arriving late on Saturday, about two hours...Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter Minneapolis activist: Authorities ‘sent cops to our houses’

By Guest Contributor Kar? Mugo Civil disobedience is what America is created on. It’s the foundation of our country so the fact that someone is trying to persecute us for performing civil disobedience just shows that they don’t knowShow More Summary

‘Hey Adam … Let’s Talk’: The #NotYourHollywoodIndian Q&A

By Arturo R. García Earlier this week we covered the burgeoning campaign against Adam Sandler, Netflix, and their Ridiculous 6 project. During our coverage, we caught up to Megan Red-Shirt Shaw, who devised the #NotYourHollywoodIndian...Show More Summary

Unhappy Gilmore: Native American Actors and Activists Protest New Adam Sandler Project

By Arturo R. García If Adam Sandler thought his brand of “humor” would keep getting a pass in 2015, the past few days have surely disabused him of that notion. As Indian Country Today Media Network reported, about a dozen Native American...Show More Summary

Racialicious In Chicago: A C2E2 Preview

I’ve never been to C2E2 before and know very little about what to expect– beyond the fact that there is a Brony fan meetup that I will be doing my utmost to avoid. Luckily, C2E2 also features a decently sized list of other panels and...Show More Summary

Mea Culpa: Let’s Try This Again…

by The Racialicious Team Yeah, we know. You can say it– we won’t be insulted: It’s been a pretty quiet few months here at Racialicious. And by ‘quiet’ we really mean dead aside from the occasional burst of entertainment driven genius from our managing editor, Arturo Garcia. Show More Summary

A Fridge Grows In Hell’s Kitchen: On Daredevil’s Major Misstep

By Arturo R. Garcia Enough time has probably passed that most of us can now consider Marvel’s new Daredevil adaptation in full — both the good and the bad. And make no mistake, the good has been very good at times. In fact, I suggested...Show More Summary

Event + Podcast Spotlight: The Soul Glo Project

By Emily Schorr Lesnick Walk into a comedy club or watch a Comedy Central  special and you might drown in a sea of Whiteness; a sea of White maleness. With Larry Wilmore and Trevor Noah hosting late night shows, the tide is turning,Show More Summary

An Empty Panel: On The Nightly Show’s Diversity In Comics Discussion

By Arturo R. García You would think that a discussion of comics and diversity on The Nightly Show would be a home run. You would be wrong. We hate to call into question fine sites like Remezcla and The Mary Sue. But after watching the...Show More Summary

The Racialicious Live-Tweet For The 2015 Oscars

If you skipped last night’s ceremony, we certainly don’t blame you. But, Kendra and Arturo were live-snarking throughout the night, and you can catch their recap of the highs and awkward lows under the cut. [View the story “The Racialicious...Show More Summary

In Conversation: Fresh Off The Boat

WNYC was kind enough to invite us here at the R to their screening and talkback of ABC’s new sitcom Fresh Off The Boat, based on Eddie Huang’s memoir of the same name. After screening episodes 3 and 4, Jeff Yang (@originalspin, WallShow More Summary

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