Why the Academy’s Disqualification of Lionheart Was a Form of Linguicism

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Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard, YouTube, and Soundcloud created the environment for ‘Old Town Road’ to become a hit

Lil Nas X performs onstage at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Credit: Michael Tran/Getty Images

Anuli Akanegbu

Anuli Akanegbu (Pronounced: Ah-noo-lee A-ka-nay-boo) is a transdisciplinary scholar and media maker working at the intersection of Internet culture and race.

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