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Columbus Smiles Down on the Culture Vultures

by Michael Arceneaux   Oct 09, 2014

White people 'discovering' things that everyone else with a mightier melanin count had long already known about is as much of an American tradition... Read More

'Columbusing': When White People Think They Discovered Something They Didn't

“Columbusing” — When White People “Invent” Something That Already Exists

by Huffington Post   Jun 25, 2014

New CollegeHumor video depicts "Columbusing" — what happens when Whites "discover" something that already exists.  You know that moment when White people think they've... Read More

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Things White People Stole from Blacks in 2013

by Huffington Post   Dec 24, 2013

To be honest, 2013 was a tough year for Black folks. Every year has its share of racist activity and bad news, but there... Read More

Miley Cyrus's Antics Are Being Encouraged by Black People

Miley Cyrus Co-Signed by Blacks?

by Jezebel   Sep 25, 2013

Meanwhile, throughout the Rolling Stone piece, Miley is constantly receiving affirmations from famous Black people. First there's Pharrell Williams, who produced four songs on... Read More

The Pervading Influence of Uncle Tom's Cabin in Pop Culture

Uncle Tom’s Cabin’s Effect on Pop Culture

by The Atlantic   Sep 05, 2013

Miley Cyrus probably hasn't studied much theater history. She was most likely completely unaware of the legacy of minstrelsy that influenced her performance at... Read More

Twerk, Hampton, Twerk

Twerk, Hampton, Twerk

by Jamar Hudson   Sep 03, 2013

Some 13 years ago, the Yin Yang Twins dropped "Whistle While You Twerk." It was played on every urban radio station, every music channel... Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Twerk Thieves and Ratchet Robbers

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Twerk Thieves and Ratchet Robbers

by Michael Arceneaux   Aug 28, 2013

Dear Twerk Thieves & Ratchet Robbers: No, I’m not about to spend 800 or so words ruing the day that Miley Cyrus took “twerk”... Read More

Miley Cyrus twerks it up at the 2013 VMAs.

ABC News Explains Twerking

by #teamEBONY   Aug 27, 2013

The latest major publication to treat exposure to something related to African-American culture like it's a safari on Mars, ABC News apparently thought it... Read More

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Rihanna Captures Nation’s Reaction to Miley’s “Twerking”

by Huffington Post   Aug 26, 2013

In what might have been the most awkward, cringe-inducing, and inappropriate example of cultural appropriation of all-time, Miley Cyrus used the VMA stage as her own... Read More

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America’s Worst Nightmare? Miley Cyrus Twerking

by Jezebel   Jul 09, 2013

During a charmingly goofy Twitter Q&A in which the world learned that Jay-Z had a childhood love affair with Captain Crunch with Crunch Berries,... Read More