Kylie Jenner was recently accused of cultural appropriation when she posted a picture of herself wearing cornrows. How do you feel about cultural appropriation?
Kylie Jenner is in the hot seat following a spat on Instagram with Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg.
Jenner posted a picture to Instagram on Saturday rocking cornrows when Stenberg blasted her for appropriating Black features and culture but failing to use her “position of power to help Black Americans.”
Jenner dismissed Stenberg’s comments saying, “Mad if I don’t, Mad if I do…Go hang with Jaden or something,” referring to Jaden Smith who Stenberg recently went to prom with.
Jenner is not the first celebrity to come under fire for cultural appropriation. Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora and Iggy Azalea are just a few celebrities accused of using Black culture to get ahead without standing up for Black rights.
How do you feel about cultural appropriation? Is the issue on your radar or are you focused on other things? Do you care when Black culture is imitated or does it depend on the situation? Sound off below!
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