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When Hairstyles are Cultural Appropriation ✨

When are hairstyles considered Cultural Appropriation?


Cultural Appropriation is defined as, the use of parts/elements/objects/etc of a non-dominant culture in a way that doesn't respect thor original meaning, give credit to their source, or is used to reinforce stereotypes or oppression (https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-cultural-appropriation-5070458).


I was going to do a blog post but honestly, it’s not really my job to educate others. You have to do your own research. Here are a few useful links concerning hairstyles & Cultural Appropriation ⤵️


https://www.essence.com/hair/respect-our-roots-brief-history-our-braids-cultural-appropriation/?amp=1


https://www.newyorkminutemag.com/black-hair-appropriation-vs-appreciation/


https://statehornet.com/2020/05/opinion-black-culture-is-not-yours-to-take/


https://laist.com/news/racism-101-asked-and-answered-why-and-when-is-it-offensive-for-non-black-women-to-wear-black-hairstyles


https://www.teenvogue.com/story/why-the-cultural-appropriation-conversation-needs-to-go-further/amp


https://www.femestella.com/are-you-guilty-of-appropriating-black-hairstyles-the-answer-is-probably-yes/


https://www.huffpost.com/entry/9-times-white-people-have-appropriated-black-hairstyles-since-2014_n_55a81211e4b0896514d0c3ca/amp


https://www.popsugar.com/beauty/history-black-hairstyles-culturalv-appropriation-47659501/amp


Please click a few links and read on this rich information 😊

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