Tag Archives: meritocracy

This week in race and technology: My daughter’s face is 97% Korean!

TweetA few weeks ago, Jamelle Bouie wrote a story for The Magazine about the lack of racial diversity in Silicon Valley, and the media that cover it. One excerpt: [I]t’s important to recognize the barriers to entry that exist in [technology media], or put differently, the ways in which the obvious path doesn’t always work for people [...]
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Fat/Slut Shaming and the Meritocracy Myth

TweetYesterday, a post on Feministe by guestblogger wickedday sparked an entirely fascinating and important conversation on  the connections between slut-shaming and fat-shaming, and, later, on the effects that capitalism has historically had on this process, and continues to have. I was hipped to the conversation via the contributions of a dear friend of mine and [...]
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