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Minority Representation

One College Student's Analysis on Representation in the Film American Sniper

Nadia Karizat | Posted 05.22.2016 | College
Nadia Karizat

In this day and age, many people are constantly exposed to all sorts of media texts, television series, films, music videos, social media, news and radio programs, etc., and are surrounded with images that help shape the way they view different groups of people.

Skin Whitening: Independence From Racial Pigeonholing

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 06.27.2015 | Black Voices
Jeremy Bamidele

As whiteness increases, the externally-imposed restrictions on one's identity decreases. It is this ability to be seen for one's identity as opposed to their race that minorities seek to attain when they engage in skin whitening.

Lupita Nyong'o, Kerry Washington And Me

Camryn Garrett | Posted 06.12.2014 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

When a magazine calls a woman with pale eyes and hair beautiful, I don't have any problem agreeing. They are beautiful. We all are. But what many magazines fail to realize is that there's more than one brand of beauty.

Nigerian Photographer Perfectly Reenacts 'The Godfather' With One Major Difference

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts

At first glance, Uche Okpa-Iroha's series "The Plantation Boy" looks extremely familiar. The faces of prominent members of the Corleone family, played...

We're Here, We're... Look, We're Just Here, All Right?

Rye Silverman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rye Silverman

Hey, Christian, heterosexual, cisgender, white men who are freaking out because there's a bunch more people who aren't like you in media! Your fear is that you will wake up one day and flip on the TV and not see anyone you can relate to? Well, that's what life is like for the rest of us right now.