Cultural Appropriation

Awkwafina has left Twitter after addressing critics who said she has avoided accountability for appropriating AAVE throughout her career.
/ February 6, 2022
The high-end retailer Saks comes under fire on social media for hawking a small, brass Afro pick online as an “art piece.”
/ February 1, 2022
Social media users are accusing Minaj of tearing down a Black woman while defending someone white for trying to appear Black.
/ October 12, 2021
Awkwafina struggled to address her history of AAVE use when asked during an interview for “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
/ September 18, 2021
Critics have deemed Balenciaga’s latest sweatpant design to be an appropriation of the “sagging” pant style popularized by Black people.
/ September 11, 2021
Iggy Azalea is seen looking especially bronze while wearing a black wig, surrounded by Black dancers in the new music video.
/ July 3, 2021
Michael B. Jordan
In an Instagram post, Michael B. Jordan apologized for his rum brand name, which earlier this week was called out for cultural appropriation.
/ June 23, 2021
Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan is in some hot water as the internet is calling out the actor and his rum brand on social media for cultural appropriation.
/ June 22, 2021
“I’ve been reading about how my ‘gen z’ sketch was misappropriating AAVE,” Che posted, “and I was stunned cause what the f**k is ‘AAVE’?”
/ May 11, 2021
Sir Lucian Grainge Honored With A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Almost 5 years to the date since it happened the first time, Black twitter is dragging Justin Bieber over his new dreadlocks.
/ May 4, 2021
RHOA cast member, Kenya Moore, is apologizing for wearing a Native American-inspired costume at a Halloween party on the hit show.
/ March 24, 2021
After significant backlash, Kenya Moore is defending her Native American costume online, calling it, “part of my heritage.”
/ March 23, 2021
A white professor at the University of New Hampshire is under fire after posing as a woman of color on a Twitter account.
/ October 2, 2020
Jessica A Krug author Black
Jessica A. Krug is a white woman who has spent her career pretending to be Black and is now apooligizing for being a ‘culture vulture’
/ September 3, 2020
How thin is the line between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation? The Grammy Award-winner’s picture set off another debate.
/ August 31, 2020
Kansas City Chiefs Native Americans chop
The Kansas City Chiefs annouced today that they will ban headdresses and Native American related face paint at their stadium.
/ August 20, 2020
Beyonce’s mother Tina Lawson had to get the haters right together this week over their criticism of Queen Bey’s new ‘Black Is King’ visual album. 
/ July 3, 2020