5 Things You Don’t Realize When You Defend Cultural Appropriation

1. Avoiding Cultural Appropriation Doesn’t Mean We Don’t Get to Share Cultures

2. Cultural Appropriation Doesn’t Just Cause Offense — It Causes Harm

3. Appropriation Includes a Power Dynamic — So It Doesn’t ‘Go Both Ways’

4. What Seems Trivial to You May Be Essential to Someone Else

5. You Don’t Have to Own Something to Appreciate It

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Writing, digital media, talking pop culture, healing, and social change. www.maishazjohnson.com

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