~Black women (or any culture for that matter) should not have to fight off other races/ cultures for something that they rightfully created.  (summary)

The Problem With Baby Hairs, 'Urban' and the Fashion Industry

~Black women (or any culture for that matter) should not have to fight off other races/ cultures for something that they rightfully created. (summary)

FEATURE: @arthoecollective talks “Lemonade”, black artists reclaiming appropriated music genres, and share their favorite art works from this week. http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/feature-art-hoe-collective-talks-lemonade-and-black-artists "In this album […] she reclaims these genres that have been so heavily whitewashed and scrubbed of their African American roots." picture credit: @Nitimueth

FEATURE: @arthoecollective talks “Lemonade”, black artists reclaiming appropriated music genres, and share their favorite art works from this week. http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/feature-art-hoe-collective-talks-lemonade-and-black-artists "In this album […] she reclaims these genres that have been so heavily whitewashed and scrubbed of their African American roots." picture credit: @Nitimueth

It’s Thanksgiving which means tables decorated with tiny porcelain figures of Native Americans sharing corn with pilgrims. It’s a holiday about being grateful, coming together, and being at peace but...

It’s Thanksgiving which means tables decorated with tiny porcelain figures of Native Americans sharing corn with pilgrims. It’s a holiday about being grateful, coming together, and being at peace but...

Culture appropriation Pinterest : @uniquenaja†

Culture appropriation Pinterest : @uniquenaja†

Factors that make up and influence culture (from this blog: http://www.janinesmusicroom.com/revisiting-culture.html)

Factors that make up and influence culture (from this blog: http://www.janinesmusicroom.com/revisiting-culture.html)

When We Talk About Cultural Appropriation, We’re Missing The Point

When We Talk About Cultural Appropriation, We’re Missing The Point

A few weeks ago, I found myself sitting on a panel discussing a play I’d seen the week before. The play, Disgraced, is a very interesting and extraordinarily problematic piece dealing with race…

For all off my fellow native American Indians....... merry-mbembe: vivelafat: sleepyassassin: haytham-senpai: ikenbot: cultural appropriation 101 Seriously guys, wearing a war bonnet without having to suffer blood, sweat and tears for it is so disrespectful to all the servicemen who have sacrificed their lives for this country. Finally someone stands up for my people and puts it into words that i couldn’t. Thank you!!! I love the smell of cultural sensitivity education in the morning. Those…

For all off my fellow native American Indians....... merry-mbembe: vivelafat: sleepyassassin: haytham-senpai: ikenbot: cultural appropriation 101 Seriously guys, wearing a war bonnet without having to suffer blood, sweat and tears for it is so disrespectful to all the servicemen who have sacrificed their lives for this country. Finally someone stands up for my people and puts it into words that i couldn’t. Thank you!!! I love the smell of cultural sensitivity education in the morning. Those…

(1 of 4) Cultural Appropriation  What is cultural appropriation? Cultural appropriation is the use of culturally specific material by the use of a DOMINANT group (hello, white people) without the expressed, collective "okay" of the MARGINALIZED group to which the material belongs.  [click on this image to find a short video and analysis that draws on footage of Miley Cyrus twerking to explain what Bell Hooks [bell hooks] means by "Eating the Other"]

(1 of 4) Cultural Appropriation What is cultural appropriation? Cultural appropriation is the use of culturally specific material by the use of a DOMINANT group (hello, white people) without the expressed, collective "okay" of the MARGINALIZED group to which the material belongs. [click on this image to find a short video and analysis that draws on footage of Miley Cyrus twerking to explain what Bell Hooks [bell hooks] means by "Eating the Other"]

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