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Saturday, April 26, 2014
Kwanzaa and the Ghettoizing of Otherness
"It is just so wrong, disrespectful (and yes that was done with a full frontal Aretha-esque finger snap!)"
...Along with the ecstasy of being 'special' when you are of a non-dominant group, comes the agony of being boxed into that identity--essentialism. Must every person of African descent enjoy/celebrate Kwanzaa? W Kamau Bell takes a look.
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