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Cultural Appropriation is Not Fashionable: Why You Should Skip the Festival Bindis and Headdresses

Time and time again, designers, singers, and celebrities make headlines by taking things of value from other cultures and turn them into trendy accessories to be forgotten by next season. Some call this behavior “cultural appreciation,” however, when these actions are based off of stereotypes, their effects are harmful. The act of appropriating commodifies people’s… Read More

Apple To Buy Dr. Dre’s Beats for $3 Billion

The Apple logo next to Beats headphones to promote the new partnership

You gotta get it – get it Get it, playa Count all the cash up You gotta get it, get it, get it  That’s Dr. Dre, if you were wondering, from a track called “Get Your Money Right.” Accompanied by The Game and reigning rapper-turned-wildly-successful mogul Jay-Z (he of immortal “I’m not a businessman, I’m a… Read More