Suey Park is the Bitcoin of activism. Her hashtag movements are a digital phenomenon. Her value is determined by how much others buy into her. The lack of institutional backing allows her to disrupt the status quo. And just like digital currencies, hashtag activism is vulnerable to shadowy intrigues and corrupting influences.
Following a comedy bit on the Colbert Report that was intended to satirize Dan Snyder's Washington Redskins Original Americans
Using words like "Ching-Chong" on a parody show sends the message that slurs like this are all in good fun. But in a world in which racism still exists, these comments are not categorically funny in the same way other satire is.
Cold Open With B.D. Wong: Most pointedly, Colbert also called upon anyone who might be threatening Suey Park, the woman who
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No, "The Colbert Report" was not canceled. But that didn't stop #CancelColbert from trending on Twitter on Thursday, March
Stephen Colbert is now defending himself over claims of racism after the hashtag #CancelColbert began trending on Twitter. The call to end his show was sparked after a joke he made was posted to the social media site.