Debating Whether Systemic Racism & Racist Practices are harmful or not? NO!

I’ve received many requests in the past weeks for comment on Karl May festivals, hobbyism and situations, as well as offers to sit panels debating hobbyism, cultural appropriation and exploitation. These include Bild, Stern and Bayern 2 radioWelt, some of the biggest news and media sources in Germany. I declined them ALL, for exactly the […]

My #Interview on #WDR’s “ZeitZeichen” is now Available Online: “Indian Citizenship Act”

In German and some English, the interview conducted by Claudia Friedrich introduced or continued discussion about today’s ramifications of the Indian Citizenship Act. While many Germans and Americans downplay the relevance of this history, and choose to ignore the implications today, Eurocentric attitudes and behaviors continue to be emulated. Obviously. More people may simply be […]

Cognitive Dissonance, Mob Mentality & Standing Together

You know, the basic thing is, with cognitive dissonance, the defense of racism, fetishization, exploitation, capitalism, even when stacks of evidence, testimony is presented? It is that most white people cannot accept that their governments, their schools, their societies have strategically, purposely miseducated, misrepresented & harmed POC for their self-interest, which is entirely a fabricated […]

Nice Crowd in Osnabrück for #Documentary Screening “#ForgetWinnetou Loving in the Wrong Way”

We had a nice crowd in Osnabrück for “Forget Winnetou! Loving in the Wrong Way” screening and Q&A. Thanks to everyone who came out, we hope it was a positive learning experience in conjunction with the on-going exhibition on the legacy of Karl May at Felix Nussbaum Haus. Here’s a summary written by Dr. Andreas […]

“Can you #copyright #culture?” Article & Video from dBs Studios #Berlin

From the event March 13, in the on-going series of discussions, dBs Dialogues in Berlin, at the dBs Film & Music School. Can you copyright culture?  5 Things We learned: You can love in the wrong way We should watch our privilege The digital age is blurring cultural lines Diversity is essential to understanding Change […]