Category: Gender and Culture

Michelle Yeoh’s Victory to be Celebrated, But Many on the Internet Machine are Butt-Hurt

Michelle Yeoh has been celebrated for her victory at the SAG Awards, becoming the first Asian woman to win Best Actress. Despite the trolling and racist comments from some on the internet, Yeoh’s win should be celebrated as a milestone for Asian representation in Hollywood. Yeoh’s victory is a testament to her hard work, dedication, and talent, and should be seen as an inspiration to others looking to pursue their dreams. Yeoh’s win is a reminder that the film and television industry is not immune to racism, and that it is still possible to break through the barriers and achieve success.

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The War Within: Confronting Internal and External Racial and Cultural Pressures, Cultural Blindspots to Medical Objectification (Rev.4)

This post reflects on the experience of a biracial black man, discussing the complexities of being part of two different cultures and not fully understanding either. He talks about his experience with cultural references, barbershops and the dozens, as well as the racism he has experienced from both white and non-white people. He concludes that by staying true to himself and speaking his truth he can help bring about change.

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