March 20, 2013 at 21:30:20 Mar 20, 2013 @ 21:30
Cultural appropriation is more than just assimilating. In most cases, it's super negative and is typically done by whites. To me, cultural appropriation is the white washing of cultures so those in the culture no longer have a serious defining characteristic. Inspiration is fine but blatant ripping from a minority culture to seem cool or edgy is fucked up.I'm not saying he should or shouldn't wear the shirt, but America is a melting pot of cultures, black culture in America while distinct also takes from white pop culture and white kids take from black culture, in America differen't cultures are constantly building off eachother and meshing, people from all over the world come here and assimilate with their own flava spiced in..... idk re-reading what youre saying im probably just taking out of my ass and taking what you said out of context.... already typed.... post reply
It's cultural appropriation. Shit is not cool at all.
It's like when you see white guys with dreads. Not cool
This shirt doesn't cross the line though in my opinion. But then again, I'm not Arabic so.