Once upon a time there was a woman named Maria who lived in a large Latin American city and decided one Sunday to have a barbecue with her friends. So, she went to the supermarket and bought: a White Girl brand mop and sponge; Brown Latina Maid bleach for the table cloths; Little White Boy brand flour; and European Slave brand lighter fluid (she really loved the picture of the … [Read more...] about Supermarket racism: A bedtime story
The problem of women’s images in serious media
Para leer en español, haz click aquí Follow @AArmbrister_BID Inspired by a video that revealed that images of women in a popular British newspaper were one-dimensional, I endeavored to see how a popular, prize-winning Colombian news magazine was portraying women. I bought two copies of the December 21, 2014 through January 4, 2015 edition and, lacking a handy team of cutting … [Read more...] about The problem of women’s images in serious media
Is the personal also professional?
Do home lives have a direct impact on professional careers? Para leer en español, haz click aquí Follow @AArmbrister_BID “What does your husband do?” a woman asks me as she picks through some of my garage sale items. “I don´t have a husband,” I respond. She excuses herself and explains that she should know better. But should she? This is the 587th time I have been asked … [Read more...] about Is the personal also professional?