Personal Is Political / Race/Ethnicity

Revisiting Dreadlocks, White People, And The Cultural Appropriation Brigade

I’ve written before, and more than once, about how (and why) white people get hostile over the matter of white people wearing dreadlocks, and how fundamentally ridiculous an exercise this is. Just yesterday, the matter resurfaced again in a way that I was unprepared for—as a brief moment in a short YouTube video made to … Continue reading

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Come and learn. Come, drum and sing. But the moment family needs you, Then you were just “chasing bling”.   Come join the circle. There’s space for everyone. Receive teachings from the elders. But don’t you hoard it, young one.   Creator made each of us, And gave us all different gifts to share. You … Continue reading