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Stevie Wonder Says It’s Bullsh*t To Call Bruno Mars An Appropriator
"Here's the thing, God created music for all of us to enjoy,"
Kim Kardashian Says Her “Bo Derek” Style-Cornrows Were “Appreciation”
If you say so...
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No, Bruno Mars Is Not Appropriating Black Culture
In response to a Twitter debate over a Bruno Mars fishbowl discussion, two VIBE writers argue why the 24K Magic artist is not another user of black culture appropriation.
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‘Cash Me Outside’ Girl: “Cultural Appropriation Is Ridiculous”
“I’m acting ‘urban,’ or whatever you want to call it."
The Internet Thinks Kim Kardashian’s Aaliyah Costume Was Cultural Appropriation
Did Mrs. Kardashian-West really culturally appropriate, or do people just not like Kim K?
Cardi B Doesn’t Need A Degree To Be Feminist, And Non-Black People Don’t Get To Politicize Her
Culture Day: Teen Adorns A ‘Thief’ Costume To Highlight Cultural Appropriation
Josh Welch, 17, decided to imitate the garbs of a thief "because white people steal everyone else's culture."
Behind The Fashion Industry’s Cultural Appropriation Of Face Tattoos
What does the industry's appropriation of hood aesthetics mean for people of color?
Justin Timberlake Isn’t Appropriating Black Culture, But He Isn’t Defending It Either
If a white performer benefits from black culture, they should also fight the injustices that come with black life.
San Francisco State University Begins Investigation Into Black Student’s Encounter With White Student Over His Dreadlocks
S.F. State University also released a statement on the matter.
‘Allure’ Magazine Under Fire For “Afro” Tutorial Story Featuring A White Woman
Can an Afro work for everybody?
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Movies & TV
Laverne Cox Clarifies Stance On Cultural Appropriation In Lengthy Blog Post
Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox lengthened her take on cultural appropriation after an appearance on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live.
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Amanda Stenberg On Beauty: “White Women Are Praised For Altering Their Bodies, Black Women Are Shamed”
Amandla has some choice words for society's standards of beauty for black women.
‘Hunger Games’ Star Amandla Stenberg Calls Out Cultural Appropriation Culprits
'Hunger Games' starlet, Amandla Stenberg, had a lot to say about the handiwork of chronic cultural appropriators like Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Riff Raff and…
The Borrowers: 9 Hood Trends That Went ‘Chic’ After Cultural Appropriation
No one should take fashion trends too seriously. It's understood that sartorial crazes tend to come and go as quickly as traffic lights change, but…
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