Tag: #culturalacceptance

OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE: LEARNING ABOUT OTHERS CULTURE

“Try something new.” it’s all i know As a young male growing up in Southeastern Wisconsin, there was not much diversity going on in the city. So when I moved to New York City, I will say it was quite overwhelming. Still sometimes the… Continue Reading “OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE: LEARNING ABOUT OTHERS CULTURE”

MY VOTE MY DEMISE: ARE WE TOO SERIOUS ABOUT OUR POLITICS

  “In a Democratic Republic.” who really cares Ever since the United State President elect Donald J. Trump came to office this country has been at odds. People are going as far as cutting off their own family for their political affiliation. But the… Continue Reading “MY VOTE MY DEMISE: ARE WE TOO SERIOUS ABOUT OUR POLITICS”

I DO IT FOR THE CULTURE

  “What a time to be alive.” 2 months of intrigue These are the months that I have waiting for my blog. This is where we will analyze culture for the months of September and October. And when I say the word culture, there… Continue Reading “I DO IT FOR THE CULTURE”

SHARE THE WEALTH: SHOULD WE SHARE EACH OTHERS CULTURE

“Appropriation or credit?” we the people As a citizen living in the United States, you always hear the term “cultural appropriation.” And I understand the ramifications connected to the appropriation of ones culture. And the reality of it all is this, should we share… Continue Reading “SHARE THE WEALTH: SHOULD WE SHARE EACH OTHERS CULTURE”

IDENTITY: THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CULTURAL IDENTITY

“A name, a religion, an identity.” ┬áso so important In a world where social and political strife has been erupting lately, what is the significance of having an identity on a ethnic level mean to you? Because I can speak for my myself coming… Continue Reading “IDENTITY: THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CULTURAL IDENTITY”

APPROPRIATORS: WHEN CULTURAL APPROPRIATION FEELS UNCOMFORTABLE

“When it goes bad.” cultural appropriation What is cultural appropriation? Well, cultural apprpriation is when someone of another culture adopts the look of someone elses’ and writes it off as their own. Now, do they do this on purpose, or is this a blunder… Continue Reading “APPROPRIATORS: WHEN CULTURAL APPROPRIATION FEELS UNCOMFORTABLE”

CULTURAL LIMITATIONS: IS IT LIMITING TO ONLY BE INTO YOUR CULTURE

“Why find out about others when you have so much?” what is it? Culture is the shared belief, attitude, feeling that a group possesses which makes that group who they are or what they do. Usually, we connect culture to ethnic, religious, and social… Continue Reading “CULTURAL LIMITATIONS: IS IT LIMITING TO ONLY BE INTO YOUR CULTURE”

ENTERING A NEW TOPIC: THE MONTH OF MARCH

“A month for Culture.” March Welcome everyone, tomorrow will be the month of March. A month that I am dedicating to culture. Yes, culture will be the topic for the month of March. Focusing on the mind and science has been a deep two… Continue Reading “ENTERING A NEW TOPIC: THE MONTH OF MARCH”

YES YOU MAY: AMERICA AND OUR PERMISSION TO FIGHT BACK

“Speak when allowed, how come?” In America today, we are constantly surrounded with controversy. Whether it’s the president or some other person in the public eye. But what I will never understand is how come we need so much permission to have a voice… Continue Reading “YES YOU MAY: AMERICA AND OUR PERMISSION TO FIGHT BACK”

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

“Is it and to what degree?” There is this unspoken relationship that is between the indigenous people of Africa and those of us who were brought over to the Americas is ongoing. There is this constant disconnect that they really don’t care for us… Continue Reading “CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE”