'Diversity'

Earlier this week I was scrolling through Facebook when a BuzzFeed article about white model Karlie Kloss dressing as a geisha for Vogue caught my eye. 629 more words

General

Cultural Appropriation

I got this picture of Nick in a text today. It made me think of cultural appropriation.

What is cultural appropriation?  Who is guilty? According to the link cultural appropriation is the unauthorized use of another cultures traditions, expressions, knowledge, & artifacts. 368 more words

The Great Polish Emigration

by MAEVE DEVITT TREMBLAY | University of Cambridge, PhD, History
PhDCasts highlights the research of graduate students in Cambridge and beyond. If you would like to share your research on… 601 more words
Migration

Popular music and race

In a recent post I linked to Steve Sailer’s piece about the race card being played at the Grammy awards. The question was raised whether Whites should apologies for winning awards, with the implicit assumption being that the awards are ‘stolen’ from blacks, who are of course the rightful winners, or would be in a ‘colorblind’ society. 750 more words

Cultural Marxism

Thick is not for GMO Women

Here is Kylie Jenner’s new clothing line.

Let me say this for the people in the back:

THICK IS NOT A WORD GENETICALLY MODIFIED GIRLS GET TO CLAIM! 638 more words

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The Other Mayans

One of my favorite things about the 1970s is the bizarre architectural projects that were conceived and somehow greenlighted during the period. Many people now living in the “ruins” of these communities and surrounding neighborhoods are often completely oblivious to the cultural relevance of these structures and fail to muster any appreciation for the aesthetic uniqueness of the community. 289 more words

Cultural Appropriation

“The First Monday in May” is about 2014 China: Through the Looking Glass Met Gala. Having a whole exhibit done by Andrew Bolton, Head Curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, and Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of… 182 more words

Fashion