Tag: hamilton

  • A Letter to My Tumblr, Ten Years Later

    A Letter to My Tumblr, Ten Years Later

    Header ID: This is a screenshot of my Tumblr microblog as of September 6, 2021, nearly a decade after I first made an account on the platform. The blog’s background image is the famous painting The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. The sidebar says “nerdy ass bitch from da souf” and has my name, […]

  • The Illusion of Black Patriotism

    The Illusion of Black Patriotism

    Header image description: Olivia Pope, the main character and anti-heroine of the ABC show Scandal, stands in the Oval Office. She wears a red and black shawl and black pants and has her arms crossed over her chest. To her right there is a navy blue flag bearing the seal of the United States, and […]

  • “Cringeworthy” Is the Least of It: White Hamilton Fans Are Racist as F*ck

    “Cringeworthy” Is the Least of It: White Hamilton Fans Are Racist as F*ck

    [Header Image description: the original Broadway cast of Hamilton: an American Musical getting ready to take their bow at the end of a performance. Source: Tampa Bay Times] This piece contains a CW/TW for a discussions of racist violence, structural anti-Blackness, cyberbullying, and brief mentions of sexual assault (particularly against Black women). Last Friday, the […]