Is It Possible To Write A Short Story Free From The White Gaze?
"Why would you want to tell this story about a bunch of black Southern guys discovering bread anyway? What purpose does it serve unless it’s to show yourself as somehow better than them?" An excerpt from Nafissa Thompson-Spires' short story collection Heads of the Colored People.
U.S. Army Withdraws Flawed And Plagiarized Manual About "Cultural Understanding"
The U.S. Army has spiked a new manual explaining non-American cultures to its soldiers. One military expert called the manual “a jumbled mess,” while an anthropologist found that it contained text lifted from a book on religion seen as hostile to Islam and homosexuals.