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Political correctness creates a culture of empathy

Benjamin Gonzalez February 7, 2018

I recently read an article about the term “whitewashed” and the weaponization of the word against Latinxs who are seen as having forgotten their roots by their Latinx friends or family members. The...

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Think constructively about cultural appropriation

Micaela Hoffman February 6, 2018

Last week, we had some truly flaming opinion write-ins regarding cultural appropriation — when a dominant cultural group takes the cultural expressions of a minority group and uses it to look exotic....

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Appropriation or appreciation?

Micaela Hoffman September 20, 2017

I really love braids and dreads. I wanted to let my hair dread, but I discovered that this was actually something quite controversial. After further investigation, I realized I must have been living under...

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