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Racial Comedy

I think racial comedy is somewhat bad for society because it creates a gray area around jokes about race that white people likely will have trouble navigating. We didn’t see any comedians of color making fun of white people or using stereotypes like white trash. I think the response is different from white people when […]

Iggy Azalea and Rap Music

I agree with author Brittney Cooper’s views on Iggy Azalea for multiple reasons. As a white person, we have the privilege to experiment with sounding Black and ‘try on’ Blackness in a way that fosters our own personal gain. At the end of the day, we can take the Blackness off and never have lost […]

Whiteness & White Ethnics

What was most interesting to me about how “whiteness” has evolved is how it has adapted to be utilized in modern society. I saw this concept in two instances in the reading. The first instance I was struck by was when Roediger wrote that in the past, “the new immigrant was often viewed by the […]

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