Moving Pictures
Published in

Moving Pictures

Appropriation or Appreciation?

Everyone has the right to write

Image credit

There is a lot of talk these days about ‘cultural appropriation.’

The term refers to the adoption of customs, practices, tastes, and styles of one society by members of another.

I recently heard someone complain, for example, about Pat Boone having recorded Fats Domino’s red-hot ’50s hit, Ain’t That A Shame.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store