Answers for White People on Appropriation, Hair, and Anti-Racist Struggle

by Colin Kennedy Donovan and Qwo-Li Driskill

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cultural appropriation, it's for real

Cultural appropriation is always a hard topic to discuss, but i'm convinced that it is just another component of oppression. It is not bloody like a land grab, like getting jumped, but it is just as violent. Cultural appropriation is languages being erased, traditions being marketed and stolen, radical community being turned against itself. There's others who can explain it better:
http://mycultureisnotatrend.tumblr.com/
http://nativeappropriations.blogspot.com/
http://www.racialicious.com/category/on-appropriation/
http://iheartthreadbared.wordpress.com/2010/04/21/linkage-the-feather-in...