Actor Zac Efron sparked an avalanche of outrage on Instagram.com when he posted an image of himself wearing what appears to be fake dreadlocks on Thursday, July 5. Efron captioned the B&W image, “Just for fun.”
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Beyonce Knowles is capitalizing off of the nonsense #Bitegate story that has swept the Internet. The 38-year-old mother-of-3 released new tour merchandise while ignoring the latest tale from pathological liar Tiffany Haddish, who claims an other actress bit the singer in the face.
Pop singer Bruno Mars is still catching heat for profiting off of black music. A video posted on social media on March 8th criticizing Mars has garnered under just 3 million views.
Black rappers are beginning to question the hip-hop industry’s sudden love affair with non-black rappers.
Rap producer Sonny Digital has noticed the industry’s emphasis on white rappers and producers.
DJ Khaled, Post Malone (“Rockstar”), Tekashi69, aka 6ix9ine, and Lil Pump (“Gucci Gang”) are just some of the white rappers who are highly favored by the music industry right now.
There is an unspoken rule in the black haircare magazine industry: don’t ever feature Caucasian women on the cover.
This rule is based on the fundamental truth that Caucasian (and multi-racial) women are not black.
Darren Benson, of the UK, is furious after officials at George Pindar School sent his 13-year-old daughter, Chanise Benson, home for wearing white dreadlocks extensions.
Actor Jesse Williams struck a nerve during his Black Lives Matter acceptance speech for the 2016 Bet Humanitarian Award on Sunday.
Williams, who is mixed race, paused to take a swipe at White people for “appropriating” black culture.
Hillary Clinton caused outrage when she joked that she carries hot sauce in her bag, like singer Beyonce.
The 68-year-old politician told Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club that she always carries a bottle of hot sauce in her bag, like Beyonce sang about in her “Formation” song.
Justin Bieber‘s latest cultural appropriation stunt backfired on social media last night.
Bieber, who won Male Artist of the Year last night at the 2016 iHeart Awards, sparked controversy by wearing his hair twisted in fake dreadlocks.