No, your childhood is not ruined

Doors of Perception

If I could somehow insert a heavy sigh here, I would, because it amazes me how intolerant we still are — it is 2019 and we can’t seem to accept a Black Ariel without it being controversial.
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88rising makes hip-hop its own at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

On Oct. 31, music from hip-hop heavyweights like Drake and Run The Jewels was relegated to background music for 88rising’s final stop on the “88 Degrees and Rising” tour. Focused on but not limited to representing Asian and Asian American artists, the part-media company, part-record label set out on tour in September.
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No narration without representation

Queerly Political

Although I felt validated, I also felt on edge, waiting for the narrative to end. I was anticipating the inevitable destruction of their relationship because that’s what normally happens to queer folks in pop culture.
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Black girls are magic

In 2013, CaShawn Thompson started promoting the idea of the resilience of Black girls being akin to “magic” via #BlackGirlsAreMagic. Here’s to more magic.
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