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Category Archives: Policy Mic

Jew in a Box Exhibit is Controversial, But Not Offensive

A museum in Berlin is showcasing a new, more personal kind of art: a Jew in a box. Yes it sounds absurd and strange, but despite the controversy it has … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tilda Swinton MoMA Sleeping: Toronto’s Queer “Bed-In” Might Prove More Artistic

You’ve heard of the sit-in, but this remix of thebed-in takes activism and art to a whole new level. I wrote last week about how Tilda Swinton sleeping in the MoMA is not art. … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tilda Swinton MoMa: Sleeping Actress Exhibit is Not Art

When I heard some lady was sleeping in a glass box and calling it art, admittedly, I was intrigued. Is it a commentary on rape culture, a throwback to the … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hollywood vs. Bollywood: An Interview With Filmmaker James Kicklighter

Growing up in California, I was raised with a substantial Hollywood influence, but the Hollywood that was part of my development comprised of musicals such as Mary Poppins, The Sound of … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mindy Kaling is a Role Model For Everyone, Not Just Women Of Color

This article originally appeared in PolicyMic. Mindy Kaling might just be the new role model for all of us. Notice, I do not say; Mindy Kaling is the new role … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

India Rape Victim’s Death Prompts Vigils Across India, But This is Not Enough

This post originally appeared in PolicyMic Mumbai’s vigil, in memory of the unidentified 23-year-old Delhi gang rape victim, took place on Saturday December 29, with attendees marching nearly 4 kilometers, … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prague Street Art Exhibit Puts a Modern Spin on What’s Museum Worthy

This article originally appeared in PolicyMic I’ve been coming to Prague almost every year since my father moved here 15 years ago. I’ve seen my fair share of art exhibits, … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Election 2012 Results: Obama Reelection Will Help Minorities in the US and Around the World

With President Obama’s recent re-election, the White House received congratulatory messages from leaders around the world. But, what are the implications of President Barack Obama’s re-election for people of color and minority … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hawaii Election Results: First Hindu Congresswoman and 3 Ways Women Made History at the 2012 Election

For some of us, who went to bed late and woke up at 5 a.m. to see the results of the U.S. presidential elections live real time from Aarhus, Denmark, … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Voter Intimidation and Suppression Reported in California, Virginia, and Colorado

When asked to make a prediction about the elections, Robert Entman, Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, said it would be close. He also remarked that in … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment


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