Tag: #culturalappropriation

OUR CULTURE IS POP CULTURE: THE REAL FACE OF AMERICA

  “We set the standard.” who we are For anyone interested in knowing what the culture of America is, then I will tell you. This is a pop culture country, considering we have so many different ethnic groups in this country. With each, people… Continue Reading “OUR CULTURE IS POP CULTURE: THE REAL FACE OF AMERICA”

MINE OR THE WORLD’S: WHY WE COVET CULTURE

“It’s mine, all mine.” protective cultures What would people think if me, a Black male were to wear a traditional Japanese outfit, or attire myself in traditional Indian clothing. I wonder how many would get upset by the decision for me to do so.… Continue Reading “MINE OR THE WORLD’S: WHY WE COVET CULTURE”

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”

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”

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”

NEW AGE ATTIRE: THE CRITICISM OF YOUNG BLACK MALE CLOTHING CHOICES

“When the culture is not your culture.” I have noticed that over the recent years, young Black males have come under attack from the Black community for the way we have decided to dress. Our attire has been a subject of debate because of… Continue Reading “NEW AGE ATTIRE: THE CRITICISM OF YOUNG BLACK MALE CLOTHING CHOICES”