cultural appropriation

Kardashians Credited With ‘Glass Hair’ Trend, Better Known As The Silk Press

Kardashians Credited With ‘Glass Hair’ Trend, Better Known As The Silk Press

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 22, 2018

Marie Claire is the latest publication to catch heat for crediting a Kardashian with creating something Black women have done for decades. The magazine... Read More

Kim Kardashian-West Accused of Cultural Appropriation for Rocking Cornrows

Kim Kardashian-West Accused of Cultural Appropriation for Rocking Cornrows

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 18, 2018

After wearing cornrows to the MTV Movie & TV Awards this past weekend, Kim Kardashian-West is being accused of cultural appropriation. Kardashian-West hit the... Read More

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Travis Turner Defends Voicing Black Character Because He Raps and Lived in Motels

by Christina Santi   Apr 18, 2018

Travis Turner is starring in the Netflix animated series Spy Kids: Mission Critical. He was recently asked by TMZ if he is concerned that there... Read More

Stevie Wonder Defends Bruno Mars: “God Made Music for Everybody”

Stevie Wonder Defends Bruno Mars: “God Made Music for Everybody”

by Christina Santi   Mar 19, 2018

Musical legend Stevie Wonder has given his opinion on the debate regarding whether Bruno Mars is culturally appropriating Black music. TMZ caught up with... Read More

Kim Kardashian Still Doesn’t Consider ‘Bo Derek Braids’ Cultural Appropriation

Kim Kardashian Still Doesn’t Consider ‘Bo Derek Braids’ Cultural Appropriation

by Christina Santi   Mar 13, 2018

Kim Kardashian landed her first cover feature on Elle Magazine. The April cover star opens up about motherhood, her marriage to Kanye West, surrogacy... Read More

Sting Speaks on Cultural Appropriation and Working with Shaggy

Sting Speaks on Cultural Appropriation and Working with Shaggy

by Christina Santi   Mar 12, 2018

Sting, former bassist for the new wave rock band the Police has teamed up with dancehall reggae artist Shaggy. The two are working on... Read More

Black Celebrities Defend Bruno Mars After Cultural Appropriation Accusations

Black Celebrities Defend Bruno Mars After Cultural Appropriation Accusations

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 12, 2018

Last week, the subject of Bruno Mars’ race and musical choices, once again, became a hot topic throughout social media. Following singer and bassist... Read More

Charlie Wilson Defends Bruno Mars Against Cultural Appropriation Claims

Charlie Wilson Defends Bruno Mars Against Cultural Appropriation Claims

by Christina Santi   Mar 09, 2018

With the release of his funk-inspired album, 24K Magic Bruno Mars has been under critique for cultural appropriation. After the chart-topping album became a Grammy... Read More

Meshell Ndegeocello Calls Bruno Mars ‘Karaoke,’ Prompting Cultural Appropriation Debate

Meshell Ndegeocello Calls Bruno Mars ‘Karaoke,’ Prompting Cultural Appropriation Debate

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 09, 2018

While promoting her upcoming album Ventriloquism, an album of covers, Meshell Ndegeocello got all the way real about her thoughts on pop superstar Bruno... Read More

Dear White People: No, It Isn’t OK to ‘Jump the Broom’

Dear White People: No, It Isn’t OK to ‘Jump the Broom’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 18, 2017

People of African dissent are some of the most innovative humans on the planet. There isn’t too much that we cannot do, and American... Read More