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Racialicious Crush Of The Week: Junot Diaz

by • November 9th, 2012

By Andrea Plaid If we had to pick a Racialicious poster boy–that aphrodisiac of sapiosexuality–Junot Diaz would be it. The R’s Owner/Editor Latoya Peterson says this about his book, The Brief Wonderous Life Of Oscar Wao: My eyes drank in every word of “Wildwood,” the second chapter in Junot Díaz’s novel The Brief Wondrous Life of […]

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Racialicious Crush Of The Week: Jakeya Caruthers

by • October 19th, 2012

By Andrea Plaid Meeting one of my long-admired-from-afar writer/thinkers, Darnell Moore, over coffee-talk about gentrification and public transportation, I asked for suggestions for people I could interview for future Crushes. He said that he knew this sistah at Stanford University who taught a class on Afrofuturism. “Latoya’s taking a class on that as part of […]

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Making Sense of Privacy and Identity in an Age of Ubiquitous Connectivity

by • September 26th, 2011

It Becomes Public from KS12 on Vimeo.It becomes public is an interesting round-robin discussion hosted by British Council Berlin about the impact of the ubiquity of social media on identity, privacy and culture. Features some good quotes by Ben Hammers…

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