Poverty Porn: How To Unsubscribe From Slum Tourism

Tired of your generic island destinations? Monthly visits to museums and art exhibits? Well, the tourism industry has a solution for you: slum tourism. It’s no secret that the world is abundant with inequality, so why not include it in your plans this summer? After all, it’s something completely different, maybe even trendy. So, why not go for it?

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The Afro(Punk) in Western Fashion

A break-down of the term “Afropunk” directly translates to “the other black experience.”  Particularly, it is the remedy to the whitewashed domain of alternative culture. In its process of neutralizing this polarized part of western society, Afropunk has generated and welcomed richly diversified fashion styles:eclectic outfits, body art and unique hairstyles, which hail inspiration from various forms of African fashion.

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Abigail Mengesha
The Extraness of Minimalism

Let’s not lie to each other. Minimalism is the most extra thing right now. Normally, the two terms are complete adversaries: denotatively, minimalism is the practice of using the least means necessary to achieve a desired effect, while extra, in its newly founded modern context, means doing the absolute most for generally no (or an unnecessary) reason.

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Progress

Whenever history invades the contemporary world and asserts itself into the present, the public responds with a special form of reaction, one that tends to be more animated and condemnatory. This outcome spreads like wild wildfire among the masses, igniting the people due to their dry anxiety of reproducing their forbearers’ lives, or more especially, their mistakes.

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