le-caribou asked: i wish you turned on reblogs, because some of these pressed racists come up with pure shit-covered gold.
Anonymous asked: I was immediately taken back by the term cultural appropriation. It seems to be a negative term for cultural assimilation but in a pejorative context. Most of the articles I've read have used it as only applying to those who belonging to a dominant culture (i.e. white people). (ex: white people can't wear dreadlocks) Cultural appropriation just seems to be a fancy word that...
Anonymous asked: I'm white. My wife is black. We have children. And I have dreads. Are you ready to come back to the 21st century yet?
Anonymous asked: Are you racist?
aboyscoutandabrownie asked: So...okay. My mom has been a Unitarian Universalist for forever, and although I don't usually attend, one of the things I always liked about that church is that they acknowledge and incorporate teachings and values from non-Christian religions, as long as it fits their basic theme of "love one another; help people; be just, etc." But then recently, I got to thinking and realized...
Anonymous asked: So you believe that everyone should adhere to the respect you demand, because its a part of YOUR culture?
Anonymous asked: How is asking why you don't think Jews are in the same category as white people not worth replying to properly?
Anonymous asked: y can't you reply seriously, like you used to
Anonymous asked: why aren't jews in the same category as white people?
Anonymous asked: do you put jews in the same category as white people?
Anonymous asked: is it okay to culturally appropriate from lost civilizations like sumer and olmec and paleolithic tribes?
timidwarrior asked: Hello, long time listener, first time caller. What is cultural appropriation in terms of home decor? I love Moroccan decor and wanted to use it in my house.I want to only buy fair-trade items direct from Moroccan artisans, and obviously I wouldn't use any religious items (like ceiling scrollwork or tiles which is the Muslim attempt at honoring the glory of Allah). I've googled but...
Anonymous asked: you either really hate white people or you're just trolling/joking. If it's not the latter you are just a twat.
Anonymous asked: Would it be okay for a white person to wear a "mohawk" if they called it by a different name? Considering that it wasn't ever an actual hairstyle of the Iroquois people but rather an invention of Hollywood based very loosely on a different hairstyle of theirs.
Anonymous asked: Dude, I didn't know Lauryn Hill had a tumblr.
Anonymous asked: My body is not "disgusting". All bodies are inherently valid and beautiful. Even those belonging to us piece of shit white folk.