The cultural erasure of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in China and why the world isn't watching. “For the most part, we do not first see and then define, we define first and then see. In the great blooming, buzzing confusion of the outer world, we pick out what our culture has already defined for … Continue reading Cultivating prejudice and stereotyping: how human rights become negotiable.
The recent testimonies of former employees who have worked for fashion and media companies such as Reformation, Refinery29 and ManRepeller have brought to light a number of aspects regarding racist company cultures within the fashion industry that have systematically failed their POC employees. These companies, which have marketed themselves as “inspirational” (Refinery29), “a judgement free … Continue reading Fashionably Hypocritical: exposing the racist cultures of ‘inspirational’, ‘judgment-free’ and ‘sustainable’ fashion companies
I am a white non-American woman and yes, racism is my business too. I have never stepped foot on African soil and neither have my parents, or grandparents or those who came before them. We have been to the United States as visitors, enjoyed the best it had to offer from the safe distance of … Continue reading Bearing the burden: ending racism rests on my shoulders, too