“How do you have collective action without collective imagination?”

Basically the core of my research interests, except summarized succinctly and eloquently by Cameron Awkward-Rich. Here’s the rest of the quote but be sure to check out the full interview on Bettering American. “I actually think it’s quite weird to imagine that social change can happen without literature, since books of various kinds (and I’m counting oral traditions…

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{ Every Single Word } Video Series Edits Down Popular Films to Only Feature the Words Spoken by People of Color

Better late than never, I just discovered Dylan Marron‘s fantastic project, Every Single Word, in which he edits down mainstream films to just the parts in which people of color speak. The edits, nearly all of which are under a minute, are an incredibly powerful statement about the lack of nuanced, complex and diverse representations in mainstream media. I particularly love…

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