AAPI Expressions of Power in Film: How Shang-Chi, Bridgerton and Other Recent Motion Pictures Have Altered the Narrative

From romantic love stories to animated films, expressions of APIDA (Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American) power in film have become far more centered around the value of the character over anything else. In the past, we have been given characters that fall within a limited scope of stereotypes. Now, across a variety of genres, the…

Internalized Racism

Internalized racism (n.): the internalization, by racially oppressed groups, of the negative stereotypes and beliefs about themselves Unlike racism, internalized racism is a much more subtle and complex phenomenon that doesn’t stem from one’s conscious mind or deliberate ignorance. Internalized racism is a result of all of the racial inequalities ingrained within our society. It’s…