cultural appropriation

Let’s Talk About Who Bears Responsibility For Cultural Appropriation

Spoiler alert: It’s the dominant culture, not those who are historically and continually oppressed.

Tiffanie Drayton | February 3, 2016 - 1:00 pm

No, Beyoncé Is Not Appropriating Anything In Coldplay’s New Video

 Are white people the only ones who can be accused of cultural appropriation? The short answer: Yes.

Tiffanie Drayton | February 1, 2016 - 10:40 am

People Are Furious Over Kendall Jenner’s New Fashion Campaign

“A member of the Kardashian/Jenner clan infuriating the masses? That’s unheard of!” said no one ever.

Kendall Jenner took to Instagram yesterday to announce her new modelling gig…

College Candy | January 16, 2016 - 9:30 am

University Of Ottawa Shuts Down Yoga For Disabled Students Because Of “Colonialism”

Despite her attempts at compromise, yoga instructor Jennifer Scharf’s class was still canceled in order to make classes “more interesting, accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of students.” …

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Allure Used A White Model To Demonstrate How To Do An Afro

Guys. Let’s get it together.

Megan Reynolds | August 3, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Why Is Lululemon Launching A Beer Called “Curiousity Lager”?

What, precisely, are you curious about, if you’re drinking this beer?

Megan Reynolds | July 22, 2015 - 1:11 pm

7 Essential Things To Know About Cultural Appropriation

Over the weekend, “Hunger Games” actress Amandla Stenberg blasted Kylie Jenner for appropriating Black culture with little to no regard for the struggles of the Black people who created it,…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 13, 2015 - 11:10 am

Train Wreck African-Themed Fashion Show Had No Black Models Whatsoever

In this week’s news of egregious cultural appropriation, Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe showed his Spring 2016 collection at the Museum of Immigration in Paris and it was a terrible…

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm

We Watched And Analyzed The “Bitch I’m Madonna” Music Video

We here at the Frisky watched the debut of “Bitch I’m Madonna” this morning; Jenn and Megan debate the merits, and failings, of Madonna’s latest music video.

Jenn Frank and Megan Reynolds | June 17, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The 2015 Met Gala Could Be A Minefield Of Cultural Appropriation

“China: Through The Looking Glass” doesn’t mean you should put some chopsticks in your hair and call it a day.

Megan Reynolds | May 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm
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