Monday, January 27, 2020
Vogue US Celebrated Diversity By Centring White Women

Vogue US Celebrated Diversity By Centring White Women

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This issue of Vogue US did give a nod to some international talent not usually in the American limelight. But the imagery of the cover is typical for an industry that consistently brands Eurocentric beauty standards.
The Christchurch Mosque 'Shootings': Why Are White People Never Called Terrorists?

The Christchurch Mosque ‘Shootings’: Why Are White People Never Called Terrorists?

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What the Christchurch mosque 'shootings' tell us about the media's racialised rhetoric surrounding terrorism and the ways in which it contributes to racism, Islamophobia and white hegemony.
Serena Williams Vs Carlos Ramos: Why Are Emotions So Gendered?

Serena Williams Vs Carlos Ramos: Why Are Emotions So Gendered?

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Serena Williams' situation is very representative of how women are ‘punished’ for violating these behavioural norms.
The Colour Purple Review: When Solidarity Paves Way For Liberation

The Colour Purple Review: When Solidarity Paves Way For Liberation

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'The Colour Purple' emerges out of the experiences of black women and the oppressive realities of the 1900s that continue to be relevant.
Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Voice Of Black America

Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Voice Of Black America

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Aretha Franklin was perhaps one of the biggest giants of soul music and indeed of American pop music as a whole.

The Confessions Of An Indian Queer ‘Chinki’

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I want queer Chinki people to reclaim their sexual selves and embrace the potential of queer love even if it is in a place where so many of us grew up hating ourselves.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Angelou's Quest To Truth And Power

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Angelou’s Quest To Truth And Power

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In 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings', Maya Angelou recounts her traumatic childhood of growing up as a black woman in a white community.
Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

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Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
The Recent UberPool Controversy Reminds Us Racism Thrives In India

The Recent UberPool Controversy Reminds Us Racism Thrives In India

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When news like the UberPool attack come out, everyone is enraged but they fail to check how they contribute to the culture of racism that is thriving and often brushed off everyday.
BTS

Why We Need To Rethink Our ‘Criticism’ Of BTS And K-Pop

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Their rising fame of BTS has brought with it an alarming amount of scepticism. Some of it stemming from Western audiences unable to understand how music in another language could capture the hearts and minds of people all over the world.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.