Any text that is printed or digitally displayed has been deliberately chosen to look that way. Through repeated associations, racist messaging with a certain typeface in the past means that that typeface now carries that racist overtone even if the words bearing that typeface aren’t racist.
Hello, it's been a while. Today, I want to talk a little about some of the experiences I've recently had with what may be covert racism and also my own reckoning with my biases. We all know about how instances of hate crimes towards Asian-Americans spiked during COVID and it's not hard to figure out... Continue Reading →
An extension of the June Quote of the Month. Xiao Mei lives to see the dawn of the day. The hues of brisk yellow match her skin like Chardonnay. “Be a doctor or lawyer,” both of her parents say. “It’s not like artists make money anyway.” Michael is Michael because Mwenye was too hard to... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8bJ3YlgL1Q My inspiration stems from this TEDTalk by Sarah Liberti. Her awkward yet compelling stance on discomfort in the mind blossoms from the idea that mental instability is just masked by a facade of "casually suicidal" humor. Liberti transitions from mild posts of humor such as, "I tomato-tally want to kill myself" to the deeper, darker... Continue Reading →