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To date, there are just a few representations of autism in children’s popular culture. There are more representations in popular culture for adults, but many of those characters never come out and say their diagnosis; it is just common knowledge that they have ASD. Here’s a short list of both. Autistic characters in children’s pop […]

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Hair and beauty product company SheaMoisture ignited a backlash after releasing an ad that many loyal customers — primarily black women — considered to be “whitewashing.” In the ad, women — including white women — talk about “hair hate.” Noticeably absent from the ad were any women with kinky-textured hair. Eventually the company apologized, saying they […]

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