19 Celebrities Who Are Getting In Touch With Their Afro Heritage
It's not cultural appropriation, it's appreciation...right?
Justin Timberlake is explaining how the media has contributed to the demonization of young black men by making them out to be gangsters who wear sunglasses indoors.
Miley Cyrus just got a flashback to the days when her school uniform only allowed girls to have demure, black braids.
Axl Rose just heard some white guy call someone a bumbaclart and is fighting the temptation to put him right about appropriating Jamaican slang for no good reason.
Kylie Jenner just heard that there's someone in the club using black culture as a fashion accessory and she's fucking pissed.
And later is seen scanning her phone to check that her current cornrow is as tight and cute as when Kris used to do it for her as a kid.
Lady Sovereign is tired of having to explain that rap and street style has arisen out of years of black oppression, and isn't something that can just be bought from JD Sports.
Khloe Kardashian is worried that most of the people trying out braids these days have never picked up a copy of Edward Said in their lives.
As a kid, Jonathan Davis' dad told him that his tuff dreads would make him as strong as the Lion of Judah – and look at him now.
David Beckham is remembering those dark school days when people used to touch his afro without asking and sang songs from The Lion King at him.
Ke$ha wants to know if her haughtiness offends you and doesn't want you to take it awful hard, 'cause she laughs like she's got gold mines diggin' in her own backyard.
Riff Raff feels physically sick at the idea of suburban kids trying to emulate and own black culture.
Juliette Lewis is pissed that she came up with the whole "Don't Cash In On My Cornrows" way before Amandla Stenberg did.
And Katy Perry is getting mega fucked off with people who use black people, fashion...and watermelons as props in music videos.
Lady Gaga knows that a painful neck and heavy dreads is the price to pay for devotion to Jah.
So thank you guys for doing so much for the black community and showing people that hairstyles just ain't about fashion.
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