Dear Rachel Dolezal,

By now you’ve probably seen the articles, tweets, and blog posts talking about what you managed to accomplish. Some have supported you and called your choices harmless or “transracial;” many have criticized you and called you ignorant and labeled your charade ‘modern day minstrelsy.’ I’m in the latter group. Because you see Rachel. I’m black.… Read More Dear Rachel Dolezal,

the only thing I’m going to write about Iggy Azalea

Recently I read an article on salon.com by Brittney Cooper on Iggy Azalea and her cultural appropriation. This critique isn’t  exactly new.  Personally, I am inclined to agree-to a certain extent-that Iggy has little respect for the founders of the industry and genre in which she succeeds and I can’t ignore some of the problems with… Read More the only thing I’m going to write about Iggy Azalea