Jewish artist Drake already has a reputation for being hip hop’s most sensitive rapper. So it comes as not surprise that he named his new Toronto club after his Jewish grandparents.
Cartoons aren’t just for kids anymore. Ezra Glinter writes that animation has long been at the forefront of conversations about race, gender, inequality — and anti-Semitism.
In March 2012, teenage fashion writer Tavi Gevinson gave a TED talk bemoaning the lack of strong female characters in pop culture. “Strong,” she said, doesn’t mean “two dimensional super-women who maybe have one quality that’s played up a lot.” Rather, she argued, we need “strong characters who happen to be female.”