Weaves, Relaxers Examples of Black America Committing Cultural Appropriation

I am no fan of Rachel Dolezal.

However, many of those criticizing her for misappropriating Black culture and style are just as guilty as the infamous former head of the Spokane, Wash. chapter of the NAACP.

The fact that Dolezal attempted to pass for Black almost divided the Black community.

Many saw it as no big deal, but others saw it as a one-woman minstrel show with a White woman stealing Black culture, complete with blackface makeup.

Nevertheless the same people, many of them Black women, who criticized Dolezal for incorporating Black hairstyles into her look are the same people making people of other races filthy rich by purchasing Brazilian, Indian and Malaysian weaves for their hair as if their natural beauty is not good enough.

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