Mrs Johns

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The Benefit of the Doubt: A Case Study On White Privilege

by Ahmed Olayinka Sule Follow @Alatenumo<p>Privilege: A right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage, or favour<p>“<i>I let my fans down, I let</i> …

Mum outraged over clothing ad featuring fully dressed men, and half naked women

What gives? The guys get to be fully clothes in the advert for General Pants, but the women don't<p>As a mother of three, my job is complex. I need to …

Feminism

The 7 Jerks You Meet in Every Gym

"TOO MUCH HAM," you bellowed this morning, and you were right to do so: Far too much ham has passed through your gaping craw in recent days. …

Kidz Bop, “Tweens,” and childhood music consumption

<b>Vol. 10, No. 1, December 2008</b> <b> <br>Kidz Bop, “Tweens,” and childhood music consumption</b><p>Columbia University<p>The last several years have seen the …

'Blackface' criticism of Nina Simone biopic branded relic of slavery

Distributor Robert L Johnson compares criticism of Zoe Saldana’s casting to infamous early 20th-century ‘brown paper bag’ test used to separate African Americans by shade of skin<p>The distributor of a controversial forthcoming biopic of Nina Simone has labelled claims that the Hollywood star Zoe …

20th Century

We should all be feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | TEDxEuston

Representation & the Media: Featuring Stuart Hall

School plays shouldn't be sexual

<b>Reader Report</b><p>This package has been filed to Stuff by one of our readers.<p>It has been checked by our editors before being published.<p>READER …

Dancing

Time For Leibovitz To Confess

I had thought this was a fuss about nothing. But when you look at the images side-by-side, it's pretty obvious that <i>Vogue's</i> latest cover featuring …

Actors defend Zoe Saldana over Nina Simone biopic 'blackface' claims

Simone’s daughter also criticises personal vilification of the actor for donning dark makeup and a prosthetic nose to play legendary singer<p>Queen Latifah and Paula Patton have defended Zoe Saldana against claims that she performed in “blackface” to star as Nina Simone in the forthcoming biopic of …

Outrage erupts over 'racist' detergent ad

<b>(CNN) —</b> A black man and a young Chinese woman are flirting, as he leans in for a kiss she thrusts a detergent capsule in his mouth and bundles him into a laundry machine.<p>She sits atop the machine as the man spins and screams inside until, to her apparent delight, out pops a handsome Chinese man …

Man Up

<i>Man up!</i><p><i>You pussy!</i><p><i>Grow a pair!</i><p>These are insults that are so commonplace that we have all encountered them at some point, be it on a playing field, in …

Old Cartoons Were RACIST!

What's behind China's 'racist' whitewashing advert?

<b>A Chinese laundry detergent advertisement is causing widespread outrage online and is being dubbed the most racist commercial to be screened.</b><p>But racist advertising has form, and not just in China.<p>A black man walks in and gets 'washed' a different colour<p>The scene: a young Chinese woman is doing her …

'Racist' Thailand skin-whitening advert is withdrawn

<b>A Thai cosmetics firm has withdrawn its video advertising a skin-whitening product after it was attacked on social media for being racist.</b><p>The advert for 'Snowz' features famous Thai actress Cris Horwang attributing her success to fairer skin.<p>The company behind the product, Seoul Secret, issued a …

Thai beauty ad: 'Just being white, you will win'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to imagine anything more blatant than this.<p>A new Thai beauty ad claiming white skin is the key to success has unleashed a storm of criticism in Thailand, especially online, where people complain the ad perpetuates damaging, racist ideas.<p>"Just being white, you will win," says Cris …

'If she can't see it, she can't be it': why media representation matters

Whether we like to admit it or not, the characters who inhabit our screen stories – who we fall in love with, laugh with, cry with, and grow older with - have an impact on our lives. They help to shape who we are, who we aspire to be, and how we view the world around us. That's why representation …

'Whiteness makes you win': Thai ad promotes skin-whitening pills – video

A video advertisement for skin-whitening pills with the slogan ‘whiteness makes you win’ has caused outrage and accusations of racism within hours of being posted online. The ad features Thai celebrity Cris Horwang attributing her success to fair skin

Why are Muslims represented as the 'bad guys' in western movies?-Islam and Life-10-27-2011

Propaganda and Manipulation: How mass media engineers and distorts our perceptions

The Representation Project: Rewrite the Story

Women's Ideal Body Types Throughout History

Asian and Asian American Women's Media Stereotypes

Cultural Appropriation: Why Your Pocahontas Costume Isn't Okay: Aaliyah Jihad at TEDxYouth@AnnArbor

A Welcome to Newzild tourist guide

About this time last year I generously put together a compendium of advice for international visitors. The reader response was truly something, …