Toward A Pop Culture Womanism: A Call for Mobilization via the life sounds of Jenni Rivera, M.I.A and Beyoncé
COMMENTARY / CULTURE / CYBERCULTURE / FEMINISM / LADY POWER / MUSIC / SOCIAL JUSTICE

Toward A Pop Culture Womanism: A Call for Mobilization via the life sounds of Jenni Rivera, M.I.A and Beyoncé

First of all, before I begin my last post of 2013, I want to say thank you to all of our readers. We see big things popping off for NenaWorld in 2014- we are two years in the game, and we are just getting started. A luta continúa! To begin, one may ask, why is … Continue reading

Why Do People of Color Get Accused of ‘Looting’, While White Folks Simply ‘Borrow’
CAPITALISM / COMMENTARY / MASS MEDIA / SOCIAL JUSTICE

Why Do People of Color Get Accused of ‘Looting’, While White Folks Simply ‘Borrow’

…… during times of severe national crisis? (trigger warning: photos of natural disaster) Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, 2005 “We looted a store because we had no food and we had to do something,” Wood told AFP outside their French Quarter hotel while waiting for a ride to nearby Baton Rouge.” “Post-Katrina Looters: The Hungry, The … Continue reading

Akala- the UK’s Anti-Colonialist Shakespearean Rapper
CAPITALISM / CULTURE / FILM / SOCIAL JUSTICE

Akala- the UK’s Anti-Colonialist Shakespearean Rapper

Akala, UK’s top underground rapper and political activist, freestyles over a ridiculous grime beat assuming the role of “Pompous Peterson”. Can we trade him for Chris Brown here in the States? Check out his recommended Black British History Month reading list : CHEIKH ANTA DIOP The African Origin Or Civilization Myth Or Reality? Civilization Or … Continue reading

Selena Gomez Supports Sweatshops
NEWS / SOCIAL JUSTICE

Selena Gomez Supports Sweatshops

Yes the sweet Texas gal, ex-Disney star, UNICEF ambassador, and teen fashion icon— the Selena Gomez–– does indeed support sweatshops. Wednesday night at the height of NYC fashion week craze, United Students Against Sweatshops and supporters crashed the NEO by Adidas runway show, specifically to target their’ newest brand ambassador, Selena Gomez. The protest garnered much needed attention … Continue reading