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Cultural Appropriation: What's the Issue?

Cultural appropriation is defined as the adoption of a specific part of one culture by another cultural group. It can include the introduction of …

Cultural Appropriation

Watch This 'Hunger Games' Star School Us All On Why Cornrows on White People Is Cultural Appropriation

<b>Amandla Stenberg:</b> Black hair’s always been an essential component of black culture. Black hair requires upkeep in order for it to grow and remain …

Cultural Appropriation Isn't Okay, Neither is Attacking Kids

Andy Cohen is messy. We know this. <i>Time</i> magazine called "playing with fire every night" the "appeal of Cohen's brand." It's why so many tune into the highly-rated shows he hosts for the Bravo network.<p>That said, he got too messy labeling 16-year-old <i>Hunger Games</i> star Amandla Stenberg "Jackhole of the …

Cultural appropriation in America can be audacious. Just look at the Ku Klux Klan | Michael W Twitty

Like so much of American culture with African slave roots, the early Klan history is conveniently forgotten<p>Why do the Ku Klux Klan wear white robes that look like bedsheets? We have been told that this silly uniform used to represent ghosts of the Confederate dead, but that’s not the whole story. …

Queen Zendaya Talks Cultural Appropriation And Her Trip To Africa In New Interview

Queen!<p><i>You can go about it as cultural appreciation or cultural appropriation. You have to be very careful. Some things are really sacred and important to other cultures, so you have to be aware politically about those things before you just adopt them. In order to appreciate something, you have to</i> …

Why You’ll Be Happier If You Spend Money on Experiences Instead of Stuff

Whoever came up with the old adage “It’s the little things in life” pretty much nailed it. First, we found out that people who have a higher sense of well-being live longer. Then we discovered that our everyday habits and routines lead to a better outlook on life. We even learned that happy people …

Flamenco Dancer by @JeanHaines http://t.co/zO7mkdHZeM #watercolours

watercolors to go

Every winter my dear friend Catherine Newman gives my kids the most inspired gifts- both handmade and boughten. Last year she gave Ava a fantastic …