What's The Difference Between Inspiration & Insult?

Recently, a reader sent an email asking, "Were you not as disturbed by American Apparel's new clothing line, Afrika » 9/18/08 4:30pm 9/18/08 4:30pm, as I was?" Well, yeah. There are many irritating things about American Apparel and calling some zebra print leggings "Afrikan" (with the colonial K) is just one of them. But when it comes to cultural…