Cultural Appropriation

Madonna Should Have Honored Aretha Franklin By Taking A Seat

MTV VMA

Hopefully, this Aretha Franklin tribute will be the last “tribute” Madonna does to a person of color. Madonna, did you forget that you are not black?

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Cultural Appropriation, Kendall Jenner, And That Pepsi Ad

Image via YouTube (Kendall and Kylie)

How does one advertisement go so magnificently wrong, managing to center whiteness in the story of the battles of marginalized people, while playing down the horrific effects of police brutality and concluding in a white savior grand finale?

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Whitewashing In American Society 

The March 2017 cover of Vogue. (Image via Instagram/ voguemagazine)

Hiiiiii people! These issues aren’t going away. And neither am I. So scroll on by if it bothers you.

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Pinup Girl Boycott: Another Case Of Cultural Appropriation

image credit: Ashleigh Walker of @MarsupialPudding

Have we all been problematic in the past? Oh hell yes. I know I have.

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Marc Jacobs Doesn't "See Color;" I Call BS

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Marc Jacobs claims he doesn't "see" color, but people of color beg to differ. Whether he recognizes it or not, Jacobs is part of the cultural appropriation problem, turning black natural hair into his own "trend."

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Meet Jessamyn: The Fat-Positive Queer Yoga Instructor Of Our Dreams

With a new book in the works and a lifelong commitment to making yoga accessible and enjoyable for everyone, we called Jessamyn up to chat about her yogi beginnings, the spiritual roots of her practice, and the revolutionary act of letting yourself exist.

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I Have Indigenous Blood — But I'm Not Indigenous

We can proud of our ancestors without claiming to be them. Image: Isaias Silva Pinto/Pixabay.

Indigenous people throughout the world already face so many challenges; they don’t need non-Indigenous people appropriating their cultures and championing family lore as fact. The genocide of Indigenous people is an ongoing travesty throughout the world

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That Time I Tried To Save White Women's Hairstyles From Extinction

For just 22 cents a day, you can help save their hair from extinction.

My job is to make you feel — whether it’s lust, pride, anger, guilt, joy, sadness — whatever it is you feel, I want you to feel it.

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Just In Time For Lollapalooza: The Top 5 Best Festival Looks

Warning: There will be denim cutoffs, Hunter boots and cross-body bags. Glean some inspiration and head into the fray!

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Yes, Avril Lavigne's "Hello Kitty" Video is That Bad

Once Avril Lavigne decided it'd be a grand idea to stereotype Asian women while wearing a pink cupcake dress, things got...complicated.

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