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Angela Stuesse
Entries posted by Angela Stuesse
Angela Stuesse, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida.

Ten reasons why UNESCO should cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Prize

This week the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is meeting in Paris and is again considering the implementation of a highly controversial international prize that would lend credibility to one of the world’s most ruthless leaders.  The controversy began in 2008, when UNESCO quietly accepted $3 million from [...]

From Special Guest Race-Talk Editor, Angela Stuesse This week the film Mississippi Chicken makes its Ohio premier: Questions of race, workers’ rights and exploitation form the crux of this intriguing documentary about Latin American immigrants living in rural Mississippi, where poultry plants promise jobs but little else. In the 1990s, poultry companies in Mississippi and [...]

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“Miss. Lesbian Student’s Prom Night Falls Short,” read yesterday’s leading headline in Mississippi’s largest newspaper, the ClarionLedger.com.  It’s the latest development in a weeks-long story about personal prejudice, institutional discrimination, and systemic exclusion unfolding in a rural county in Mississippi.  Sound familiar?  It should, as this lens has been used to represent Mississippi in national [...]

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