The backlash against â€œpolitical correctness.â€ Why is it happening now and what does it really mean?
MIXED MEDIA WATCH NEWS UPDATE:
Jen shares the latest and greatest from Mixed Media Watch. An article about Nicole Scherzinger, lead singer of girl group The Pussycat Dolls, prompts us to launch a new section of the blog dedicated to tracking the number of times a mixed person is described as â€œexotic.â€ Whatâ€™s wrong with the term? Jen breaks it down.
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ASK NEW DEMOGRAPHIC
Jen and Carmen discuss the feedback they received in response to their monthly Ask New Demographic advice column. An Asian woman married to a white man feels that her girlfriendâ€™s (also Asian) insistence on dating only Asian guys is a subtle critique of her interracial relationship. Did we completely miss the mark with our answer?
INTERVIEW WITH SCOTT POULSON-BRYANT
Carmen interviews Scott Poulson-Bryant, author of a new book titled Hung : A Meditation on the Measure of Black Men in America. The title â€œhungâ€ is a double entendre, referring not only to penis size but also to the fact that black men were once literally hung from trees, often for their perceived sexual prowess and the supposed risk it posed to white women. As this book demonstrates, the sexualization of black men is inextricably intertwined with the oppression of black men.
Hereâ€™s a look at the next episode:
1) Jen will rant about the obsession with classifying and categorizing mixed people.
2) Mixed Media Watch news round-up.
3) Jen and Carmen face off in a heated debate! Tune in to find out what the controversy is all about.
4) Carmen interviews Robert Jensen, author of a new book titled The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege.
Duration – 55:05
File Size – 13.0 MB
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