I found this online and thought it was something worth posting. This article talks about how New Mexico wanted to do an ad to boost tourism, so they hired a company from Texas (ouch, why not someone from NM?) to make a commercial. The Texas company hired a producer from CA to come in and do the ad. His idea was to incorporate real people, but they had to be Caucasian or "light-skinned" Hispanics. Why in this world is this a stipulation? As Americans, do we see the white population as being the most acceptable and perhaps better?
When I was walking to the O’Hara Student Center to listen to Zach Wahls tonight, I was not sure what to expect. All that I knew for sure was that he was going to be talking about family, and what makes a family. So as I was sitting in the ballroom waiting for the presentation to begin, I began to think about my own family. They are incredibly loving, kind, generous, and supportive people. Without them, I would have missed out on a lot of life lessons that needed to be learned.
In Advertising and the Construction of Violent White Masculinity, by Jackson Katz, he begins by making the distinction between masculinity and masculinities, indicating that there are different variations present with the dominant form being white, heterosexual, and middle class. And within the patriarchal societies, males are typically the gender to exemplify violent behavior.
Hello Everyone, my name is Megan Frazer (not sure if you can remember which one of the three I am?). I am currently a Sophomore here at the University of Pittsburgh and I am following the Pre-Pharmacy program. This past fall I applied to Pharmacy school and I am hoping to stay right here at Pitt and complete their program.