Cultural Appropriation

Can White People Practice Yoga? Asking For 37 Million Practitioners

<i>by Kate Haveston</i><p>Go to any major city in the United States, and you’ll see the signs: gleaming studios in trendy neighborhoods, mats peeking out of …

Self-improvement

December issue out now

<b>On the cover: Tomás Saraceno</b> <br>As artists respond to the possibility of global environmental chaos, <b>Mark Rappolt</b> examines Tomás Saraceno’s <i>Aerocene</i> …

Art

Hold the pineapple: Naples celebrates as pizza awarded special status by Unesco

Pizza purists in Italy were on Thursday celebrating a victory over the kind of culinary piracy that has seen their national dish tarnished with prawns and pineapple as Unesco decided to add the Neapolitan art of making pizza to its list of “intangible heritage”.<p>The Neapolitan art of the <i>pizzaiuolo</i> - …

Pizza

Kim Kardashian Cuddles North West In Day 7 Of The Kardashian Christmas Card Teaser!

Lucky number 7!<p>On Thursday, <b>Kim Kardashian</b> took to <b>Instagram</b> to share day 7 of her family's Christmas card teaser shot by <b>Eli Russell Linnetz</b>!<p><b>Related:</b></b> …

Woman pens passionate piece about the cultural appropriation of henna

A woman has written a passionate article about the cultural appropriation of henna, as she grew up in America as the daughter of Moroccan immigrant …

Vanessa Hudgens

From New Delhi to Miami Beach

<i>Feature</i> <b><br>The truth about ‘Cultural Appropriation’</b> <br>Whether it’s art or politics, campaigns against cultural appropriation are bad news for interaction …

Art

Dapper Dan Discusses Power, Respect and Cultural Appropriation

Dapper Dan and Leila Fataar joined BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks on the VOICES stage to discuss the power dynamics of appropriation and the …

Louis Vuitton

Dries Van Noten on Being a Citizen of the World in the Age of Cultural Appropriation

Belgian designer Dries Van Noten joined BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks on the VOICES stage to discuss the challenges of being a 'citizen of the …

Fashion

Feminists Want Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Looks Banned Over 'Cultural Appropriation'

One of America's most treasured holiday traditions - a prime time television fashion show where the models walk around in just their underwear and …

Conservative View

Cultural Appropriation At The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017 Is Called "Nomadic Adventure"

With a little over one month until we reach 2018, I would think cultural appropriation would be a thing of the past. But when I saw the cultural …

Elsa Hosk

Gorka on Pocahontas 'Slur': Sen. Warren 'Abused Native Heritage When She Lied About It' Insider

<b>Former Intel IG: I Was 'Marginalized, Threatened' for Reporting Concerns About Clinton Emails</b><p><b>Gutfeld: Pelosi Used the 'Icon Clause' to Defend John Conyers</b><p>Sebastian Gorka reacted to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) accusing President Trump of using a racial slur during a ceremony honoring Navajo Code …

Sebastian Gorka

Victoria's Secret is being accused of cultural appropriation yet again

On Monday, the annual Victoria’s Secret show took place in Shanghai, which saw dozens of models take to the catwalk in elaborate lingerie and costumes. And, like most years, the show was not without controversy, with it now being accused of cultural appropriation, something it has been in hot water …

Karlie Kloss

This Thanksgiving Makeup Tutorial Perfectly Explains Cultural Appropriation

Over the last few years, many people have taken the time to reflect on the true origins of Thanksgiving. While we grew up believing that the holiday was <i>only</i> about Indigenous Americans sharing their bounty with colonial settlers (which really did happen around 1620, near the landing at Plymouth), …

Indigenous Peoples

Victoria’s Secret Still Hasn’t Learned That Cultural Appropriation Is Wrong

Models were sporting Native American-inspired headdresses on the runway<p>If you thought all the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show drama couldn’t get any worse, think again. It appears that the show sexualized and appropriated Native American culture once again by sending models down the runway in …

Fashion Modeling

X Factor's Honey G talks cultural appropriation

Rapper Honey G has hit back at claims that her act is offensive and a form of 'cultural appropriation'.<p>Speaking to BBC Radio 4, the 2016 X Factor finalist said she was a victim of discrimination after criticism on social media.<p>To hear the full interview, listen to Analysis - Offence, Power and …

Why Jeremy Lin’s dreadlocks should not be viewed as cultural appropriation | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Jeremy Shu-How Lin, the first American of Han-Chinese descent to play in the National Basketball Association, was recently criticised by former NBA …

News (China)

Cultural Appropriation Means Never Having to Say You're Sari

Shriver's crusade is something of a cause celeb at Reason, which hosted an event in New York in September where guests were invited to dress cutout …

Katy Perry

Death of the Nacho King

The death Frank Liberto, the "Father of Nachos," this week is a reminder that cultural appropriation's biggest enablers are clueless reporters who'll …

Mexican Food

Is PWIs Claiming To Be HBCUs The New Trend In Cultural Appropriation?

<b>!!WARNING!!</b><p>Before you try come at me sideways trying to debate about PWIs and HBCUs let me share these brief disclaimers:<p>1. I am not here to debate …

HBCUs

Four things you didn’t know about cultural appropriation in fashion | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Cultural appropriation or “misappropriation” is when a dominant culture adapts elements from a marginalised culture and uses it outside the original …

I’m So Used To Cultural Appropriation That I’ve Started To Doubt My Own Outrage

News<p>Gigi Hadid was styled with an afro in a recent Vogue Italia shoot, and while that’s problematic in itself, the fact that this is still happening …

Gigi Hadid

Would You Wear A Tooth Gem? The New Face Of Marc Jacobs Beauty Is

Style<p>Showcasing Adwoa Aboah's tooth decoration might be the wisest move Marc Jacobs has made in years<p>No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, the new face …

Katy Perry

Jaclyn Hill Is Accused of Cultural Appropriation After Wearing Afro on Halloween

Beauty influencer Jaclyn Hill is under fire after posting photos of her Halloween costume featuring an Afro. She seemingly dressed up as a glamorous skeleton-clown (hence the pink-colored wig), but some folks on the internet are calling her out for wearing a hairstyle that originates from the black …

Makeup

Victoria's Secret Is Under Fire for Cultural Appropriation in Its 2017 Fashion Show

This isn’t the first time, either.<p>Like all the ones that came before, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017 was a spectacle. Some of the biggest …

Fashion

It’s Halloween – time to bring out the ‘cultural appropriation’ scare stories

Stories about Christmas being lost to Winterval are no longer enough. Fake outrage is being stirred up into a ‘cultural appropriation gone mad’ row for Halloween<p>Here’s a topical Halloween costume should you be stuck for a last-minute idea – the spectre of cultural appropriation coming for your …

Opinion

Before you go out tonight, check your costume privilege at the door

Well, it’s Halloween once again, boys and girls, and you know what that means, right? No… not bags of candy and silly parties. It’s time for endless …

Conservative View

When Halloween Costumes Blur The Line Between Topical And Offensive

'I’m sure I would not have enjoyed it if someone had turned and accused a 15-year-old me of appropriating'<p><b>Patricia Yaker Ekall</b><p>It seems Halloween 2017 …

Kim Kardashian

Old Montreal souvenir shops awash in culturally appropriated handicrafts

'Made in China' Indigenous-themed objects 'concrete example' culture's marginalized, says Nadine St-Louis<p>Halloween is upon us, and with it the …

Canada

Nina Dobrev Cultural Appropriation Halloween Makeup

For celebrities, their looks are heavily criticised by the millions of people watching their every move, so for them, they have to be extra …

Nina Dobrev

Kim Kardashian dressed up as Aaliyah for Halloween, causing a bit of a stir

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: In this handout photo provided by One Voice: Somos Live!, Kim Kardashian participates in the phone bank onstage during …

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