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Achal Prabhala
prabhala
Jul 14 2014
10

Sure. It's racist of me to assume that 600 years of slavery, colonialism and it's various residues have any effect on anyone, and of course black-white/ frizzy-straight/black-blonde are exactly symmetrical terms. I don't know what I was thinking.

Jul 14 2014
2

Mildly curious as to where in this piece you think I suggest that mixed-race people can't identify as mixed-race.

Jul 11 2014
6

I'm not an expert on what hair means to race around the world and I suspect it's complex. I support anyone who wants to play with her or his hair for fun. The focus of this essay was fairly precise: if you saw young (and less well-off) Neymar, you'd probably have described him as black-ish, and if you saw (famous, Read more

Jul 11 2014
3

Hello friend. Do you know of a place where over-caffeinated under-socialized white jocks ruminate over issues of global and lesser importance? Online? Your advice much appreciated. Hugs.

Jul 11 2014
2

I originally framed the discussion around Pelé but people raised silly objections like he had peaked in 1970 and so on.