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Miley Cyrus Is Going Back to Her Hip-hop Roots
Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’ Co-Writer Hits Back at Appropriation Accusations
“She’s allowed to fuse everything.”
Who Really Owns the ‘Blaccent’?
While Awkwafina successfully imitates something in
Crazy Rich Asians
, it’s not black language.
What It’s Like to Watch
Isle of Dogs
As a Japanese Speaker
What’s the experience of watching
for a person who
speak and understand Japanese? Is the metaphor — and the film — just not made for you?
How Do We Talk About Cultural Appropriation Between People of Color?
Is the issue so black and white?
Blade Runner 2022
and Anime’s Endless Ping-Pong Game of Appropriation
New animated works by the creator of
and the front man of Vampire Weekend look back and forward at decades-long cultural exchange.
Jessica Henwick Talks ‘Hard’ Choice to Do
Amid Appropriation Firestorm
“I’m Asian. I’m an actor. If anyone understands the conversation, it’s me.”
oh dear john
John Mayer Is Trying to Be Woke Now
He’s trying to put his white-supremacist-penis days behind him.
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.