There was a huge controversy over a green hoodie that was sold for 7.99 with the words“Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” The problem is there was an African American boy that was modeling the shirt for them. The problem was not the words on the hoodie but it was the
A painting created and inspired by the Trayvon Martin case boldly symbolizes the racism in the American Criminal Justice system. The artist, Michael D’Antuono, was outraged by George Zimmerman trying to profit from killing a teenager armed with skittles. Zimmerman sold one of his paintings on eBay for $100,000, and
You probably have never seen anything like the work of Robert Crumb before. What lives inside his mind is sexual, racist, disturbing, sometimes pornographic, and in every instance, odd. Much of his work tells stories of incest, necrophilia, assault, and pure mayhem. In the 1994 documentary “Crumb,” we uncover every
The history of America has been preserved in different artistic materials such as the Confederate statues. These statues have particular expressed America’s violent history and had celebrated it as such from one generation to another. However, there has been a wave of violence sparked by the debate surrounding these confederate
The Charlottesville white nationalist rally in August made international news for its pure outrageousness and the strong emotions it often evoked. Hundreds of tiki-torch-wielding far-right protesters marched through a University of Virginia campus chanting a chorus of xenophobic phrases such as “you… will not… replace us!” There were clashes with
There isn’t a lot that surprises me anymore, but I had to say I was disturbed when I heard about this recent, and failed, Amazon television series campaign. I suppose what happened here was Amazon sought to promote it’s new show, The Man in the High Castle. No issues here.