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Manisha Claire

Manisha Claire

Manisha Claire is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, and Jezebel.

The Latent Racism of the Better Homes in America Program

How Better Homes in America—a collaboration between Herbert Hoover and the editor of a conservative women’s magazine—promoted idealized whiteness.
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When Salad Was Manly AF

Esquire, 1940: “Salads are really the man’s department... Only a man can make a perfect salad.”