Author: Corinna Moebius

Scene from The Tiger King
Blog, Race and Space, White Supremacy

The Tiger King, the Electronic Panopticon and the Human Zoo

The Tiger King documentary series on Netflix allows viewers to gaze into the unsettling world of tiger-breeding. It also reflects legacies of white supremacy. How? Read further. The Electronic Panopticon According to anthropologist Andrea Friedus, the “electronic panopticon” allows the public to view the actions and behaviors of working-class people. […]

Blog, Race and Space, White Supremacy

Viral White Supremacy and the Racialization of a Pandemic

Before we all became aware of COVID-19, we were already suffering from another kind of pandemic–one that has lasted centuries. White supremacy is itself like a virus, infecting hearts and bodies with hatred and fear and infecting systems, practices and policies in ways that maintain body-breaking inequalities. The opportunists who […]


Little Havana Named National Treasure

When local residents and activists learned about plans to change the zoning of Little Havana, we were worried. We learned that some developers were already “branding” the eastern part of the neighborhood as “West Brickell”; they wanted to build much higher buildings in the neighborhood, too, once they achieved the change […]


Motorcycles & Rumba

So this is how it happened … the backstory. It was Friday afternoon. Here I was, imagining that I would just stay at home with my fractured ankle (I’m in my second month of healing, wearing a boot-cast), even though it was Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays, Little Havana’s monthly arts […]