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Oxford College Considers Mandatory Classes On Racism,...

Officials at the University of Oxford's Magdalen College in the UK are considering whether to offer courses on a variety of topics including racism...

Stella McCartney’s Ankara Prints on Spring Runway...

Another fashion week calls for another bout of cultural appropriation accusations. This time, Director/photographer Amarachi Nwosu called out Stella McCartney's Paris Fashion Week design...

Debate Emerges After Native American Woman Tells...

When a Native American woman slammed a Black woman's appropriation of her culture, Black Twitter users immediately took issue with the memo. The back-and-forth began...

Asian Woman Has Issue with White-Owned Hip...

A white couple's opening of a hip hop-themed breakfast eatery in Iowa has sparked backlash from an Asian woman because of its name. Me So...

Swizz Beatz Accuses European Fashion Brand Balenciaga...

Add Balenciaga to the growing list of fashion labels accused of stealing from Black creators and, this time, Swizz Beatz is pointing the finger. The producer...

People Aren’t Here for Writer’s Accusation That...

Writer Jenn M. Jackson stirred controversy among Black Twitter users when she proclaimed Black people should stop praising Bruno Mars and "be more critical...

Pepsi Ridiculed for Ad Implying Kendall Jenner...

Pepsi is at the center of controversy after unveiling an ad featuring model and reality starlet Kendall Jenner diffusing a protest by handing a cop...

Fan Tells Beauty Vlogger to End Racial...

A beauty vlogger was urged by a Black fan to stop talking about race so that she could appeal to white female viewers, but her...

Store Ignites Backlash After Grossly Citing Black...

A Toronto boutique store faced a barrage of objection Wednesday because of an advertisement that played on Black Lives Matter for its Black Friday sale. According...

Model Blows the Whistle on Her Own...

After it came to light that the model on the cover of Blackhair magazine is not in fact Black, the magazine has issued a...

White Woman Asks for Strength of Black...

In the wake of last week's nail-biting presidential election, many Americans are still grappling with the new reality of a Donald Trump presidency. And...

Student Dresses as Thief For Culture Day...

A white high school student decided to dress as a thief for Culture Day as a nod to cultural appropriation. Josh Welch, a senior at Springbrook High...

Dreadlock Incident Prompts San Francisco State University...

San Francisco State University will provide African-American dorms to serve as a safe space for Black students. Earlier this year, racial incidents have rocked the...

Marc Jacobs Responds to Accusations of Cultural...

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs drew the ire of social media for culturally appropriating faux locs at his recent fashion show. White models donned the style to...

Khloe Kardashian Is ‘Bantu Babe’ While Black...

Khloe Kardashian is the latest in her famous family to take on a Black hairstyle. The reality television star tweeted and then deleted a...

Sunny Hostin and Whoopi Goldberg Clash Over...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbUFQZ1KuTs On Monday's edition of The View, comedienne Whoopi Goldberg and attorney Sunny Hostin debate the backlash and allegations of cultural appropriation aimed at pop...

African Culture in Style Only? Two Experts...

While many artists have begun to embrace African culture in their songs and music videos, one blogger wondered why those same performers don't visit supportive fans...

Cameraman Who Recorded SFSU Dread ‘Confrontation’ Wants...

The cameraman who recorded a Black San Francisco State University student confronting a white student about wearing dreads and cultural appropriation wants to press...

Where Do Locks Come From? White Student...

After being confront by a Black fellow SF State student, Corey Goldstein, a white man responded denying that his hairstyle was not cultural appropriation....

White SF State Student With Dreadlocks Posts...

A confrontation between two SF State students, a black woman and a white man, was caught on video in the Cesar Chavez Student Center...

Black San Francisco State Student Confronts White...

San Francisco State University police are investigating a campus incident where a Black female student confronted a dreadlocked white student about cultural appropriation. Monday, two...
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