Some interesting readings on identity politics – 14.1.18

I’m slowly finding the time to re-start reading and thinking about various aspects of identity politics with a view to improving my understanding of the issues involved. 139 more words

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COMMENTARY: When a painful controversy comes for your favourite computer game

I may be through with 2017, but it’s not through with my favourite computer game. The upcoming edition of Civilization is now at the centre of another PR mess because of what’s known as “cultural appropriation.” 1,106 more words

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE'S "FILTHY" AND THE PHENOMENON OF WHITE ARTISTS USING BLACK CULTURE TO SELL A PERSONA

On January 2nd, Justin Timberlake released the video promo for his forthcoming album Man of the Woods, his first since 2013’s 20/20 Experience Pt. 2. The video announcement seemed to suggest a significant departure from his past R&B inspired style. 528 more words

Can we just all agree that cultural appropriation doesn't exist?

Cultural appropriation-when butthurt people get angry at you for embracing other cultures

Basically the people that accuse others of cultural appropriation are made because in their opinion you should only like things that come from your culture. 255 more words

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Cultural Appropriation : but why the controversy?

 What is cultural Appropriation ?

Cultural appropriation is when elements of a minority culture are exploited, most commonly for white benefit. It involves taking traditional practises and artefacts without permission. 1,283 more words

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january 6 2018

I saw the film Moana yesterday. A film about a young Polynesian woman, the daughter of a chief, who must sail beyond the reef of the island she was raised to find the god Maui and save her home and people. 506 more words

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