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Entries by Gina Athena Ulysse from 01/2010

Avatar, Voodoo and White Spiritual Redemption

| Posted 01.11.2010 | Entertainment

Avatar is not just another white-man-save-the-day movie. As a black woman and a cultural anthropologist born in Haiti, I had doubts about the depiction of race in the film.

Haiti Will Never be the Same

| Posted 01.21.2010 | World

It is still difficult to absorb the images. Though I have now heard from my family members, I experience symptoms of trauma, mainly dissociation -- my mind seeks sporadic distances from my body.