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Why representation in media matters and why marginal voices have to be loud

Representation in media matters. It matters a hell of a lot. Here’s a recent New York Times article on the extreme lack of diversity in children’s literature. Perhaps this exclusivity, in which children of color are at best background characters, … Continue reading

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The Unbelievers: An unbelievably missed opportunity at diversity

EDITED: I was reminded that Cameron Diaz’s father, of course, was of Cuban descent, so I updated the total number of persons of color to ‘two’ to avoid erasing her heritage arbitrarily. So a couple of weeks ago I caught … Continue reading

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No More Free Passes: Calling Out Microaggressions

Recently, I read a guest post at The Scicurious Brain titled ‘Accomodasians don’t make waves‘ by AmasianV, and it struck a nerve with me. I’ve recently begun to look at the stories and research done on ‘microaggressions’, those subtle forms … Continue reading

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