Cultural Appreciation or Cultural Appropriation?

A zine on cultural appropriation: What it is, why it happens, and why it's harmful.

"Cultural appropriation is the adoption or theft of icons, rituals, aesthetic standards, and behavior from one culture or subculture by another. It generally is applied when the subject culture is a minority culture or somehow subordinate in social, political, economic, or military status to the appropriating culture. This “appropriation” often occurs without any real understanding of why the original culture took part in these activities or the meanings behind these activities, often converting culturally significant artifacts, practices, and beliefs into “meaningless” pop-culture or giving them a significance that is completely different/less nuanced than they would originally have had."

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The font was part of InDesign on a fancy mac that belongs to my school. But I'm able to read the zine just fine on my PC, and I don't have that font. You should be able to open the pdf.