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  1. radio vulture
    The Tide Has Rapidly Turned on Billie EilishIt’s hard not to view Billie Eilish’s remarks about hip-hop through the prism of the long history of white people turning their noses up at rap.
  2. appropriation
    New Plagiarism Accusations Spark a Twitter Debate on ‘After’ PoemsAnother poet accused of theft — or is it just a centuries-old form of homage?
  3. close reads
    Who Really Owns the ‘Blaccent’?While Awkwafina successfully imitates something in Crazy Rich Asians, it’s not black language.
  4. appropriation
    Did Madonna Just Compare Herself to Martin Luther King Jr.? Maybe.
  5. appropriation
    Hear From the Choreographer Whose Work Appears in Beyoncé’s ‘Countdown’ VideoWithout her permission.