Allure Stupidly Defends Their Stupid Afro Tutorial For White Women

Allure magazine has rightfully been dragged through the mud over the past few days for a hair tutorial in their August issue called, “You (Yes, You) Can Have An Afro,” which instructs white women on how to achieve an “Afro.” Unfortunately for Allure, the tutorial doesn’t begin and end with, “be black.” »8/03/15 6:30pm8/03/15 6:30pm

Following Kylie Exchange, Amandla Stenberg Talks Appropriation and Race

Over the weekend, Amandla Stenberg and Kylie Jenner got in a heated exchange on Instagram after Kylie Jenner posted an image of herself with cornrows along with the caption, “I woke up like disss.” After being dismissively told by Jenner to “Go hang w Jaden [Smith] or something,” Stenberg took the time to write out… »7/13/15 1:45pm7/13/15 1:45pm

Kylie Jenner and Amandla Stenberg Exchange Words Over Kylie’s Kornrows

Kylie Jenner recently posted a photo of herself on Instagram wearing a crop top, sweatpants and her hair done in cornrows with the caption, “I woke up like disss.” The pic collected over 1 million likes and over 100,000 comments, including one from Amandla Stenberg, who called out the reality star for appropriating… »7/12/15 3:20pm7/12/15 3:20pm

New 1D Video Co-Stars Danny DeVito, a Chimp and Cultural Appropriation

Teasers from One Direction's video for "Steal My Girl" (the song that caused one YouTube commenter to write "OMGGGGGGG IM DIED") have been popping up for weeks now — and from the oddest sources, too. Today, to the thrill of Directioners everywhere, the video was finally released in its entirety. Let me tell you, it is »10/24/14 2:20pm10/24/14 2:20pm

PSA: Miley Is 'Over' Twerking; Has Yet To Discover Shmoney Dance

Miley Cyrus is officially done with twerking, y'all. Having honed the specifics of the dance and singlehandedly brought it to popularity, there's just not much more she can do with it, you know? But because she's Miley Cyrus, the godmother of black culture, she is again bringing to the masses, a dance move that… »10/16/14 7:10pm10/16/14 7:10pm

2015 Met Gala Will Probably Be an Asian-Themed Shitshow

Details about the 2015 Costume Institute Gala have been released and boy will this be a precarious one. Jennifer Lawrence will co-chair the event, which is fun—keeping things young! Lawrence is joined by Anna Wintour, obviously, Gong Li, Marissa Mayer and Wendi Murdoch. At first glance, I'm happy with those names.… »9/12/14 6:45pm9/12/14 6:45pm

Katy Perry Misses the Point on Cultural Appropriation Criticism

In her latest Rolling Stone feature, Katy Perry addresses the accusations of cultural appropriation that have followed her throughout her career. Based on her response, it's clearly something she's thought about quite critically: "I guess I'll just stick to baseball and hot dogs, and that's it," she says. Oh, boy. »7/30/14 4:40pm7/30/14 4:40pm