‘Does Context Matter?’ open dialogue broaches issues raised by Mo Amer’s show at Scripps

Pitzer professor Kouross Esmaeli along with his MS 124 students hosted “Does Context Matter?,” an open dialogue concerning Mo Amer’s usage of the N-word in his recent comedy show at Scripps. Many noted that the TSL opinion piece on the topicfailed to mention that Amer used the slur in reference to his oppression as a Middle Eastern person in America. Attendees sought to contemplate this issue as well as other related concerning the intersections of race and identity.

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