Posted on October 28, 2014
It’s that time of year again! Halloween! Personally, we love a holiday that centers around getting and giving candy. Dressing up is fun too, but as usual, there are plenty of racist and cultural appropriation options out there to choose from. Our advice: just don’t. If you find yourself wondering if your costume might be racist or an ethnic stereotype then you should probably try to think of something else to be.
Posted on January 23, 2012
With the Second Annual Anti-Racism Day at the New Mexico State Legislature happening on January 25th, Media Literacy Project took the opportunity to reflect on the intersection of anti-racism work and media justice. Hakim Bellamy shares his perspective.
Posted on July 13, 2011
For several years, the National Hispanic Media Coalition has been tracking hate crimes against Latinos. Now, in partnership with the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice, they are conducting a report on the underlying causes of hate crimes against Latinos and immigrants.
Posted on July 1, 2011
A recent FBI report reveals Latinos and the LGTBQ community as the most likely victims of hate motivated crimes. As irresponsible media outlets profit off of the hate speech that fuels this intolerance, there is a movement to protect our families and children from this violence.
Posted on May 13, 2011
Hot off the presses, the University of Pennsylvania’s Spring 2011 Edition of its Journal of International Law features an article from Professor Tanya Katerí Hernández.