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Tim Burton’s Home for Peculiar Colorblind Racism

Tim Burton could have been slick and got out of this clean. When an interviewer asked why his movie about a fantasy story that largely takes place in 1940 Wales was predominantly white, Burton could have responded with, “Did you read the book? The story takes place in 1940 Wales. Ever been to Wales? Wales…

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The (Actual) Inherent Problem with Poetry Slam

(Note: I’m informing you out the gate that this one is a bit inside, a little shop talk with the Poetry Slam community at large. Feel free to keep moving if you need to have any part of the previous sentence explained to you.) In an online discussion by a poet who was taking white…