DEAR KHLOE: CULTURAL APPROPRIATION OF BLACK HAIRSTYLES DOES MATTER. HERE’S WHY

For a long time, I couldn’t quite place my finger on what exactly bothered me about seeing a non-black women rocking cornrows or faux fros or… bantu knots. But watching my daughter out of the side of my eye, trying to twist her doll’s hair while I casually perused my Facebook feed, it hit me. There ― for what seemed like the umpteenth time ― was a Kardashian, appropriating a black hair style as her own.

When Khloe Kardashian or her stylist decided that it would be trendy to do her hair in bantu knots, they likely thought that she would look, cutting edge and chic if paired with her black choker and baggy Raiders t-shirt.  continue reading Khloe

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