WHITE PRIVILEGE II

Pulled into the parking lot, parked it
Zipped up my parka, joined the procession of marchers
In my head like, “is this awkward?
Should I even be here marching?” 3,811 more words

Thoughts

Tatcha Brand Rant

This is an angry controversial rant post by a POC woman that is sensitive to cultural appropriation. You have been warned. Continue reading if you’re okay with that. 973 more words

Thoughts

White & Black Magick: Morality in Magickal Practice

With the rise in popularity, especially in popular culture, that witchcraft has gained throughout the last few years, but especially within the last year, there has been much discussion of the co-opting of traditions and magickal work from people of color by white witches and white magick workers. 1,405 more words

Lifestyle

Cultural Appropriation-A Liberal Myth

During the Halloween season, students all across the country were warned not to engage in “cultural appropriation.” That is, they should not dress like people from other cultures. 552 more words

Politics

TL-180: Cultural/Appropriate

Two white girls (designers) went to Vietnam (in theory) and were inspired to create an East-meets-West (stereo)type of a collection. With 90’s Americana thrown in. I put down the press release and fastened my front row seat belt. 394 more words

The Concept of Cultural Appropriation in America

The Definition of Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation is defined as the act of taking or borrowing elements from another culture, especially without properly demonstrating that you are well-educated about that culture and giving it it’s due appreciation and respect. 831 more words

Education