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Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

The problem of cultural appropriation has again raised its head on social media. And again ignorance and hubris have combined in dangerous quantities among social media influencers and celebrities at the fore of the issue. Blackfishing is the act of contriving to look mixed-race or black to reap whatever ben...

Black History in the Cinema demonstrates the importance of African history

Black History in the Cinema demonstrates the importance of African history

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

De Anza College students got a glimpse into the tragic and triumphant history of African Americans during Black History in the Cinema, held on Feb. 25 and 27 in the Hinson Campus Center. The first two episodes of the PBS documentary series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” with Henry...