Citations: Peer reviewed: 1. Russell, cristel A., Hope J. Schau, and David Crockett. “Cultural Diversity in Television Narratives: Homphilization, Appropriation, and Implications for Media Advocacy.” Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, vol. 32, no. 1, 2013, pp. 119. http://journals.ama.org/doi/pdf/10.1509/jppm.12.025?code=amma-site 2. Rogers, R. A. (2006), From Cultural Exchange to Transculturation: A Review and Reconceptualization of Cultural […]Read more "Citations"
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Dreadlocks are an issue that has come into the debate of cultural appropriation as white celebrities such as Marc Jacobs (who dressed his models in fake dreadlocks for New York Fashion week 2016) and Justin Bieber, who wore them himself. Like many, Bieber claimed it is “just hair.” But i’m here to clarify that it […]Read more "Dreadlocks"
A Bindi, is not simply a sticker or a decorative colorful dot placed in the middle of the forehead. The Bindi is an ancient symbol for Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain people of the point of the third eye, or the Ajna chakra, right between a person’s eyebrows. It represents the whole Universe, at its beginning […]Read more "Bindi and looking at the east through western eyes"
With Coachella just around the corner, I’d like to look at the cultural significance of a feathered headdress by certain groups of Native American peoples. No, Hipsters, it’s not for you to play with. Culturally, the headdress is only worn by specially designated members of a tribe and only during ritual occasions. It is not […]Read more "War Bonnet"
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