In Brazil, a national mandate to give more jobs to Black people has led to commissions of judges who look at you and decide if your skin is dark enough — your hair curly enough — to qualify. And this is a system set up to make Brazil less racist! Spending time with Brazilians, though, I learned that this is shocking for an entirely different reason than I would have expected. For Affirmative Action, Brazil Sets Up Controversial Boards To Determine Race September 29, 2016 Heard on Morning Edition LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO When the test scores came out, Lucas Siqueira, 27,...Read More
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After thinking I was well traveled having been to Australia and Mexico in my teenage years, I figured I was ready for what Asia had to offer me culturally. Oh, how I was wrong, thick skin is an understatement for what you need being a healthy, tall, female woman foreigner traveling in Asia. It started in China during my layover. I do not make it a habit to budge in front of the person who entered the bathroom before me to use a toilet. I was standing in the washroom behind about four Asian women where I sat and...Read More
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Call it Millennial Hashtag Delusions born of Instagram travel porn or White Privilege I am tired of these articles about “beg-packers.” With the rise in the social media attention and articles on blogs and newspapers I have to wonder is it rally a thing on the rise or just click bait designed to create discussions?Read More
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