Preface: Blackface is short-hand for minstrel shows. A minstrel show was a theatrical production in which caucasian actors would play a stereotyped caricature of a black person. For more in depth information click here. I have this issue with blackface. There really seems to be no rhyme or reason as to when the black community becomes enraged over blackface. Similarly the arguments I’ve...
Abercrombie & Fitch Rant
At one level I understand why most nearly everyone is up in arms over the insensitive and outright disgusting claims made by Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries. But at the same time it appears to me to be unwarranted. Well, unwarranted in the sense that as a business Abercrombie & Fitch has the authority to market to whatever segment of the general population they see fit. But first a...