Why White Women Pretending to Be Black Shouldn’t Surprise Us

But Why We Should Definitely be Worried About It. When women like Rachel Dolezal and Jessica Krug make headlines for posing as Black women, it is rightfully met with bewilderment and surprise. For several reasons, many simply cannot comprehend why a white person would legitimately disguise themselves as a member of one of the most … Continue reading Why White Women Pretending to Be Black Shouldn’t Surprise Us

Cultural Appropriation: Why Black Culture is So Valuable

And Why Black People Fiercely Protect It Cultural appropriation is when a dominant culture adopts less dominant cultural tropes. That is the set up. Dominant groups adopting from less dominant groups, for personal gain with a complete disregard of the origins. History has shown that appropriation is a product of imperialism and over time, globalisation. … Continue reading Cultural Appropriation: Why Black Culture is So Valuable