As the world becomes smaller, be it with the help of intercontinental traveling or the Internet, it is becoming more and more evident that an easily definable identity is a thing of the past. If music is a good reflection of an individual’s identity, the increasing number of crossover musical genres testifies to this coming… Read More Book Review: Post Black: How a New Generation is Redefining African American Identity by Ytasha L. Womack
It’s funny how we can fool ourselves into believing we are doing everything we can only to have our eyes opened—sometimes painfully—by something seemingly minor. I have always prided myself on not being racist. While just like everyone else, I make flash judgments based on experience, I am also very aware of this pattern of… Read More Are We Unintentionally Appropriating Black Culture? A Difficult but Important Question to Reflect on
Here is an article that provides great food for thought, especially if you let yourself out of your comfort zone to really explore its implications. If you are a regular Sahar’s blog reader, I would recommend you taking a peek at this article, because it is bound to inspire at least a couple of posts… Read More From MacLean’s: Post-racial America?