How flag fashion can be a form of protest
- June 16, 2021
- Sabrina Strings, sociology, Refinery29, Yahoo Lifestyle, MSN, Fashionista, June 16, 2021
“It's easy to be lured into the false belief that flags are just innocent representations of our countries of origin or our nationality,” says Sabrina Strings, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. But for some immigrant and BIPOC communities, wearing their flag on their sleeve — or chest, or back — can be a powerful political statement.
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