Browsing All posts tagged under »misrepresentation«

Women. Society. Success.

March 9, 2012

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The picture of a successful man or woman varies between individuals, cultures, ethnicities, races and income level. I’d say that as a collective group, we have a very colorful idea of what success means and rightfully so. We all have our different paths and we must all play our role in society. Yet, I believe our media-forged […]

Re-Socialize Yourself. Society’s Hyper-sexualized Black Woman.

February 16, 2012

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Our society has depicted the black woman as a highly sexual being ripe for the picking. She’s not the marrying type, but she is the fucking type. She’s not the one you take home to your parents, but she’s the one you experiment with in college. She’s not your definition of beautiful, but her skin […]

Lyrical Revolution. Blackness does not beget stupidity.

February 10, 2012

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Is this the truth or what? When I went to the “white” school in my county, it was a battle. I had to prove that I was a true magnet student. I had to prove that despite my race I was smart too. I went to arguably the best school in my county. I remember […]

Re-Socialize Yourself

January 27, 2012

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Knowledge is amazing. A Cultural Case Study: The Media and the Latina The latina I know from television is a beautiful woman with fair features, flowing voluminous hairs, and a heavy accent akin to televisions depiction of the stereotypical Italian. I have not met a latin american woman that has matched this description. I’ve met […]

Culture.

January 19, 2012

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I am a citizen of the world. I was born in Jamaica and today I live in America. I have only traveled around the world through books, magazine, films and conversations with people from all over. Yet, I consider myself a citizen of the world. I want to travel–to experience culture through my own eyes […]