Culture Vultures(They want to be just like you)

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Cultural appropriation is when somebody adopts aspects of a culture that’s not their own.

But that’s only the most basic definition.

A deeper understanding of cultural appropriation also refers to a particular power dynamic in whichmembers of a dominant culture take elements from a culture of people who have been systematically oppressed by that dominant group.

That’s why cultural appropriation is not the same as cultural exchange, when people share mutually with each other – because cultural exchange lacks that systemic power dynamic.

It’s also not the same as assimilation, when marginalized people adopt elements of the dominant culture in order to survive conditions that make life more of a struggle if they don’t.

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2 thoughts on “Culture Vultures(They want to be just like you)

  1. They are parasites everything they touch, they infect and destroy, nothing is saved from their disease!
    they have stolen,they have manipulated, they have appropriated, they have changed, they have proclaimed themselves the inventors, and they have shaped in white and then they have destroyed the original being namely us!
    We are nothing but prototypes for them, everything that black people will invent them will destroy it!

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  2. Thanks for the reblog. They have been stealing our culture since we been in contact with these people. It’s a global epidemic. It needs to STOP!! And we need to reclaim our culture and heritage. Like I said…they are clearly vultures.

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