Podcast

Everybody Wanna be Black Until it’s Time to be Black….

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Yes, this is an episode on cultural appropriation inspired by the infamous IG models who’ve been pretending to be black. Black Twitter isn’t having it! We’ll  be discussing cultural appropriation from a broader view with a perspective that’s typically combated in this “woke” era. 

Key Points

  • Cultural appropriation (we’ll say CA) has multiple definitions. Everyone sees it differently. CA isn’t a black vs. white phenomenon as it is seen outside the black community as well but we will be highlighting  black-white CA.
  • As long as you aren’t representing the black community as a caricature, joke, costume, etc then more than likely, it’s ok. (other black people may feel differently  of course)
  • Be careful what you call “culture”.  
  • When are we going to talk about how WE like to wear other’s cultures? Examples: Cardi B’s Bodak Yellow and Nicki Minaj’s  Chung Li music videos. 
  • CA is a symptom of a much bigger problem 

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