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The easiest definition of cultural appropriation is unrecognised adaptation of a component of one culture by people that do not identify with that culture. Cultural appropriation is theft in a sense that it lifts cultural aspects from underrepresented groups of people. Cultural appropriation can lead to exploitation and injustice. Most of the time, cultural appropriation goes unacknowledged which makes it a bigger problem than it actually really is. Uggs is a generic term for unisex…

Every culture is beautiful in a unique way! Different cultures have different customs and traditions that make them unique. Middle Eastern people might wear traditional clothing like a kaftan or hijab, and African people might wear bright dashikis or wraps. African women often wear waist beads as a sign of femininity, fertility, and beauty. They are also used as a tool for storytelling, as they can be strung together to tell a story or history.…

Who doesn’t love braiding hair? It can be therapeutic, relaxing, and a great way to show off your style. However, some people believe that braiding hair is cultural appropriation. Cultural appropriation is defined as “the act of taking or using elements of one culture by members of another culture. So, does that mean that braiding hair is always cultural appropriation? The answer is no. Braiding hair is only cultural appropriation if it is done without…

There are many Viking hairstyles which are worth noting and one of them are the Nordic braids, commonly known as the Viking braids. One could say that braids have been a part of life in many cultures for several centuries. They have a long and rich history and hold a lot of cultural significance. Almost everyone once in their life has worn braids, regardless of their type, and we know that there are several styles…

Within the era of globalization, many local traditions and practices are being adopted by people all around the world, not just the natives. This could be seen as a loss of diversity by some, and a form of appraisal, tribute and celebration by others. There are a lot of things that have been adopted and spread by the international community and spread into their own societies. These include food, garments, accessories and different forms of…