Poor White Trash: Understanding My Identity Became A Call To Social Justice Activism

What are the markers of a person’s identity, and how does one define their culture? Historically, Anthropologists have studied cultures through lenses of gender, economics, social hierarchy, and the social construct of race. They have done so in ways that are reckless, disrespectful, entitled, condescending, and presumptuous. These practices and others have led many to criticize how we examine cultural identities from the outside in. The nuances of cultural and personal ident