Even after a year, my friends and I are still buzzing about the film. As a person of color, I found the particular kind of fear and horror that the film produces all too familiar. But at the same time that I was participating in a collective experience of watching and feeling this racial horror, I was also confronted with my awareness of the body that I occupy and my own position within our American racial landscape, particularly in a scene when one lone Asian character appears at the cocktail party. As an Asian American, I cringed at this moment. Not only is an Asian character tokenized and portrayed so predictably as perpetually foreign, but moreover, he is portrayed here as participating in white racism.
Why B.E.T. Sucks
On the Asian Guy in Get Out: Beyond Complicity — Unmargin
Why do I date white women? Black women have told me it's because I'm a sellout. The white men who can get past the mental anguish of my black penis tarnishing "their" women think I'm making some latent admission that their race has the most attractive women. White women range from those so intrigued by black men that it veers into fetish to those so reluctant to date black men that it feels more racist than preference-driven. These are generalizations, of course, but they are attitudes that I've personally encountered. Most people have it wrong. I'm not a "black man" who "dates white women.
The Grey Blog
Hope rarely arrives neatly packaged. On the morning of Feb. But when they took the field against the Roberts Wesleyan Redhawks, Hampton became the first historically black college to field a Division I lacrosse team in more than 30 years.
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