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Cultural Appropriation

  1. cultural appropriation
    Miley Cyrus Is Going Back to Her Hip-hop RootsOh, good.
  2. party report
    Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’ Co-Writer Hits Back at Appropriation Accusations“She’s allowed to fuse everything.”
  3. close reads
    Who Really Owns the ‘Blaccent’?While Awkwafina successfully imitates something in Crazy Rich Asians, it’s not black language.
  4. What It’s Like to Watch Isle of Dogs As a Japanese SpeakerWhat’s the experience of watching Isle for a person who can speak and understand Japanese? Is the metaphor — and the film — just not made for you?
  5. How Do We Talk About Cultural Appropriation Between People of Color?Is the issue so black and white?
  6. Blade Runner 2022, Neo Yokio and Anime’s Endless Ping-Pong Game of AppropriationNew animated works by the creator of Cowboy Bebop and the front man of Vampire Weekend look back and forward at decades-long cultural exchange.
  7. controversies
    Jessica Henwick Talks ‘Hard’ Choice to Do Iron Fist Amid Appropriation Firestorm“I’m Asian. I’m an actor. If anyone understands the conversation, it’s me.”
  8. oh dear john
    John Mayer Is Trying to Be Woke NowHe’s trying to put his white-supremacist-penis days behind him.
  9. pop music
    Is Culture Borrowing Always Theft?Jesse Williams, Justin Timberlake, and the hotly contested new (and still-simmering old) debates over cultural appropriation in pop music. 
  10. cultural appropriation
    M.I.A. Says She Can’t Release Her New Video Because of ‘Cultural Appropriation’The artist spoke out on Twitter.
  11. mistakes
    A Very Recent History of Celebrity Cultural AppropriationA depressingly large club.