Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

jonathan July 11, 2014 0
Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

An issue of “cultural appropriation” came up again this week in the form of an open letter by Sierra Mannie, a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Her college newspaper article, “Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture,” was reprinted on Thursday on Timemagazine’s website.

The letter reads,

You are not a black woman, and you do not get to claim either blackness or womanhood. There is a clear line between appreciation and appropriation

Click here to read full letter.

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