Posts tagged "native americans"

Native Actors Bail On Adam Sandler Movie Over Racist Bullshit

A group of Native American actors, as well as a Native cultural advisor walked off the set of the Adam Sandler movie “The Ridiculous Six” after the obscene racism and…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 23, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Pharrell Apologizes For Wearing Native American Headdress On Elle UK Cover

Pharrell issued an apology for posing on the cover of Elle UK wearing a Native American headdress, which is yet another example of appropriating articles of someone else’s culture…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Tech Conference Features Booth Babes In A Tee Pee, Because Of Course It Does

Holy cultural appropriation, nerds! Last week, a tech company erected a teepee at a conference and hired models to dress in faux Native American garb while they hung around…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Republicans Block Renewal Of The Violence Against Women Act

House Republicans have blocked the Violence Against Women Act, making it the first time the bill has not been renewed since 1994. GOP legislators balked at VAWA’s inclusions for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 2, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Paul Frank In Hot Water For Appropriating Native American Culture On Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion, music, art — they all routinely mine the world’s bounty of riches for inspiration. But there’s an area where appreciation for someone else’s history and culture becomes straight-up appropriation…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2012 - 9:40 am

The Daily Squeeze: Amazing Animals, Native Americans, And Low-Weight Babies

Animals that “adopt” baby animals of another species are basically our favorite news stories ever. [AP] …

Catherine Strawn | July 31, 2008 - 12:00 pm