Welcome back to another week of sociology at TSP! This week you’ll find new research on graffiti as a subculture, how the term, “white trash” reinforces white supremacy, and reflections on why U.S. women’s soccer fans are mostly White.
“How the Term “White Trash” Reinforces White Supremacy,” by Lucas Lynch. NPR’s Code Switch talks to Matt Wray about why “white trash” remains a powerful insult against poor whites and people of color alike.
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- Cyborgology reflects on Miquela Sousa, an Instagram influencer who is also a robot.
- Feminist Reflections discusses the perils and possibilities of all-Black male schools.
- Engaging Sports examines why most U.S. women’s soccer fans are white parents and their daughters.