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Even in 2014, White and Fragile Is Still 'Beautiful' and Ethnic and Sexy Is Still 'Vulgar'

Ellie Holland | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Holland

Unless you've been living in a cave over the past few days, you may have come across Kim Kardashian's bum "breaking the internet". Predictably, the public's reaction, for the most part, was of shock and not awe. Why would it be? This is Kim Kardashian. She's 'known' for being cheap. Tacky. Tasteless. Plus, she's ethnic and she has got a huge ass.

LONDON: Protest For Trayvon Martin

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK
Sofiya Ballin

"There's no justice! There's JUST US!" "In order to not charge George Zimmerman they had to criminalize Trayvon Martin!" "They must deal with us as hu...

The Inauguration of a Black President

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Ian Robertson

The existence of an African-American president beginning a second term should surely contribute to the decline in racial essentialism. And a first female president, whenever she finally arrives, will no doubt do the same for gender essentialism.

Did a Black Director Just Win an Oscar and No-One Else Noticed?

Adam Benzine | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Adam Benzine

Issues of race dominated the Oscars this year, with talk rife over Billy Crystal's controversial black-face sketch, Octavia Spencer's emotion acceptance speech, and Viola Davis' unexpected defeat at the hands of Meryl Streep.