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White Is the New White

By Aura Bogado Slave narratives became most fashionable among abolitionist circles in the mid-nineteenth century. These narratives remain deeply powerful, yet each one is framed by a white introduction, which authenticates the black experience. The white practice of verifying the … Continue reading

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Trans Actress Laverne Cox Breaks New Ground with Orange Is the New Black

By Sadie Gennis There’s something really special happening in television right now. Jenji Kohan’s Orange Is the New Black not only features a nearly all-female cast depicting a diverse spectrum of race, sexuality and body types, but it also includes a … Continue reading

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