I am looking forward to May 28, 2021, because I will be privileged (in more way than one) to be listening to two people I learn much from in my antiracist work (in progress): Sangeetha Thanapal and Dr. Kevin Nadal. Sangeetha Thanapal coined the term “Chinese Privilege” and has helped me really learn my privilege within some of my marginal identities.Continue reading “Update: Looking Forward to May 28, 2021”
I received some feedback on my blog post, Deliberations: More Courageous Conversations About Cultural Appropriation, and How to Handle Criticisms. Over all, it was positive. However, there were some points of criticism that I received, and want to take a moment to acknowledge and address. To this end, I am writing a small blurb regarding the long-term effects of colonialism through time in relation to cultural appropriation and historical, cultural erasure. Continue reading “Deliberations: Long-Term Effects of Colonialism Through Time”
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When talking about cultural appropriation, one risks incensed Twitter arguments, hate-mobs, and self-entitled internet personalities claiming victimization for merely being asked to give credit to cultures where it is due. Continue reading “Deliberations: More Courageous Conversations About Cultural Appropriation, And How to Handle Criticisms”