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Zac Efron Got Dreadlocks 'Just For Fun'
The actor was immediately slammed for cultural appropriation on social media.
'Whitening' Dentists Now Mortified They Dressed Up As Cultural Stereotypes
People weren't smiling over this ad.
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CULTURE & ARTS
I Listened To Taylor Swift's ‘September’ Cover So Y'all Wouldn't Have To
Finally, redlining has a soundtrack.
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Taylor Swift’s Cover Of An Earth, Wind & Fire Classic Is Pissing People Off
The singer did a folksy, country rendition of the funk and soul hit “September.”
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Now They're Using A Dog Movie To Appropriate Asian Culture
“The problem is that Isle of Dogs falls into a long history of American art othering or dehumanizing Asians,” critic Angie Han wrote.
Stevie Wonder Calls 'Bullshit' On Bruno Mars Cultural Appropriation Claim
"We cannot limit ourselves by people’s fears and insecurities.”
Bruno Mars Accused Of Cultural Appropriation
Grammy award-winning singer Bruno Mars is at the center of a debate on cultural appropriation.
Pharrell's Adidas Holi Sneaker Collection Sparks Debate About Cultural Appropriation
Adidas says the collection is inspired by the "magic and beauty" of Holi, a Hindu spiritual festival.
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How To Appreciate — Not Appropriate — Holi Celebrations
Don’t dilute Holi as a “Color Run” or just do it for the ‘gram.
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From Zamunda To Wakanda: How 'Black Panther' Reimagined African Style
“Black Panther” is very much a mix of regional, ethnic and cultural customs. And that’s part of what makes it so brilliant.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Zara Is Selling This Lungi Look-Alike For $90, And Brown Twitter Is Cackling
Lungis are quintessential afternoon loungewear for some Asian dads.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation And Appreciation Is Tricky. Here's A Primer.
As fashion month kicks off, a reminder might come in handy.
CULTURE & ARTS
Koreans React To Bon Appétit's Kimchi-Making Tutorial Featuring A White Dude
“If there was a little more respect and a little more acknowledgment of where this is coming from, I wouldn’t be rooting for him to fail.”
Kim Kardashian Slammed For Calling Her Cornrows 'Bo Derek Braids'
Your fave is problematic, once again.
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From One Appropriator To Another...
Dope Plain Jane
I'm a Plain Jane brimming with dopeness kind of paradox!
In capitalism, everyone is guilty of cultural appropriation; and realizing that brings the conversation of accountability and ending it, a step further
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Stella McCartney Accused Of Cultural Appropriation For Using Ankara Prints In Her Spring Collection
"We all know African prints are awesome and beautiful. Appreciate them, but don't make it look like you just discovered them."
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Kendall And Kylie Jenner Blasted For Appropriating Chola Style In Deleted Instagram
Here we go again with these two.🙄
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Privilege Is Inhumane, And Appropriation Is One Of Its Strongest Weapons
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
Downplaying the violence in cultural appropriation is dismissive and ignorant to the ways cultures express and sustain themselves.
Kim Kardashian On Blackface Controversy: 'I Was Really Tan'
The reality TV star says she's "learned" from the experience.
Katy Perry Acknowledges Her Cultural Appropriation, But Twitter Isn't Impressed
The singer sat down with activist DeRay McKesson, but some weren't pleased with what she had to say.
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Portland Burrito Cart Closes After Owners Are Accused Of Cultural Appropriation
Critics say the women bragged about stealing recipes while in Mexico.
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