appropriation

We now live in a time when it’s ok to use Black people slang, rock their hairstyles and copy their fashion trends — but it’s not okay to be Black. It’s extremely evident in the media today, with celebrities like the Kardashians cash croppin’ on cornrows and full voluptuous bodies that Black women are often […]

Everyone knows that Ice-T isn’t someone you want to mess with — but leave it to a Twitter troll to test his gangster roots. On Sunday, the rap legend’s wife,Coco Austin, ditched her signature straight tresses and debuted her long, side-swept, Beyoncé inspired cornrows. Coco decided to switch up the name of her new style […]

Source: Jason LaVeris / Getty Kendall and Kylie Jenner apology to the many celebs they offended (by using their image for a T-shirt line without permission) just wasn’t good enough for everyone. Notorious B.I.G.’s estate is still not pleased with the famous sisters, even after they apologized and pulled the line from their site. Biggies team […]

If the last few years has taught us anything about the United States, it’s that it’s difficult to do normal, mundane tasks when you’re a person of color. Along with driving, playing, and going to the store, it’s almost unheard of to be a Black farmer these days. But people like Chris Newman, the owner […]

Just when we think it can't get any worse, a new video shows a hairstylist trying to recreate an afro on a White woman.

Marc Jacobs found himself in the middle of a cultural scandal last week after using predominately White models to rock dreadlocks in his fashion show.

Gwyneth Paltrow came through in the clutch with some overpriced purses that nobody actually needs because she’s totally down for appropriating hip-hop culture, you guys! Paltrow collaborated with Edie Parker on two clutch designs: One reads HOV on one side and SHADY on the other, while a different version follows suit, reading BIGGIE and PAC on […]