To Our Allies

“Whites who are sincere should organize themselves and figure out some strategy to break down prejudice that exists in white communities. This is where they can function more intelligently and more effectively, in the white community itself, and this has never been done.” 

Assimilation, Appreciation, and Appropriation

We have started to throw around the words ‘cultural appropriation’ to the point where when it is committed, it isn’t taken seriously. I would like for us all to take a brief moment to examine the key differences in these three words : Assimilation, Appreciation, and Appropriation. First of all, a black girl wearing blond…