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Photo: Stocksy   A Summary of Skin Bleaching Skin bleaching is the beauty and health practice of using creams, soaps, powders, serums, lotions, pills, injections, and other substances to lighten one’s skin. Skin bleaching is a common (More)
Colorism is the discrimination based on skin color and or shade. It’s a type of form of prejudice that allows people to be treated differently based on the social aspects of skin color. Colorism within the black community goes overlooked because i (More)
amilliga wrote: The Power of Makeup
 The term ‘makeup’ can have many different meanings based on the context. Makeup can refer to the physical cosmetics applied to the body, the act of said application, and can often have different connotations from person to person. The beauty in (More)
Apryl Prentiss wrote: Polysemous Meaning
Barthes discusses polysemous meaning in relation to the "floating chain of signifieds" present in advertising. He mentions that the linguistic message can help to rectify the polysemous and can ground or direct the reading of the “floating chain o (More)
 The Issue For centuries we as a nation of people have egocentrically perceived the issues that have plagued our United States of America. As Americans, it is our job to take responsibility for our actions while acknowledging periodic histor (More)
[video width="720" height="720" mp4="http://sites.wp.odu.edu/jewishstudies/wp-content/uploads/sites/9336/2018/12/EB3AEADC-C3FD-4780-BBC4-8AF3B648724A-NP4SrFrfbg-1544731968.413099.mp4"][/video] For this assignment, we were tasked with creating a me (More)
There are many stories of genocides throughout various parts of the world. The Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, and so much more. None of these documented events however have occurred in the United States, or at least they have (More)
amilliga wrote: We Should Pay Attention
[caption id="attachment_274" align="alignleft" width="300"] White Nationalists seen carrying flags with the Confederacy symbols and Nazi swastika in Charlottesville, August 2017. Source: https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/city-desk/article/2101 (More)
[caption id="attachment_228" align="alignleft" width="300"] Predic, Uros. “Orphan Upon His Mother's Grave.” Srebrenica Genocide Blog, Nenad Lj. Stefanovic, 6 May 2012, srebrenica-genocide.blogspot.com/2012/05/war-propaganda-serbian-orphan-in.html (More)
amilliga wrote: Racism and Propaganda
[caption id="attachment_205" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo From: http://anotherlooka.blogspot.com/2016/05/runaways-another-point-of-view-about.html[/caption] This isn’t just regular propaganda, it represents racism as well. King Kong is a (More)