Popular Culture Research Paper: Comedy in “Color” Television

A young Asian boy sits down beside his classmates in a buzzing elementary school cafeteria. His white classmates converse with one another while eating burgers, sipping on Capri Sun, and munching on jojo’s. He takes out his lunch box, opens the lid, and the strong scent of Asian noodles drifts across the table. His classmates… Continue reading Popular Culture Research Paper: Comedy in “Color” Television

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Part 1: Tweet How will racism be tackled in the future? Strauss explains cons of colorblindness & how we can talk to our kids about race positively.   Works Cited Strauss, Valerie. “The Danger of Teaching Children to Be ‘colorblind’.” Washington Post. The Washington Post, 30 Mar. 2016. Web. 25 Oct. 2016. <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/03/30/the-danger-of-teaching-children-to-be-colorblind/&gt;. Part 2:… Continue reading Tweet to Article

Documentary Film Review: Cowspiracy

I have eaten meat my entire life. I’m no meat-lover, but meat is a part of my everyday diet. My stomach feels empty on vegetarian days, which is why I could never become a vegan. However, after watching Cowspiracy, my mind was blown and I almost reconsidered it. This 2014 documentary argues that the leading… Continue reading Documentary Film Review: Cowspiracy

Week 5 Reflection: Diversity & Comics

An ordinary, white male with a tragic backstory miraculously gains super powers to save humanity. Sound familiar? Classic comic books have traditionally followed this story line, and these stories have almost always been well-received. This is especially true in the form of movie franchises. But as the general public becomes more and more vocal about the various forms… Continue reading Week 5 Reflection: Diversity & Comics