Originally though, Stenberg’s comments were about appropriating Black culture and Black features.You all aren’t blind, you can clearly see the ways in which the Kardashian sisters have transformed themselves to resemble Black women: Kylie’s lips, Kim’s butt, Khloe’s butt.
In the words of Erykah Badu, “See, I been having this on my mind for a long time” and I was just waiting for the right time to lay all of this information down on y’all.
This week, there’s been a lot of discussion about cultural appropriation.
Specifically with the comment Amandla Stenberg made to Kylie Jenner on Instagram.
While Amandla never mentioned hair specifically, that’s what the discussion morphed into.
I don’t know if the Kardashian family sat down and had a meeting about all the ways in which they were going to attach themselves to Black people, particularly men, to come up.
The second golden age of animation is well under way, with Aardman, Miyazaki, Disney Pixar and Dream Works rolling out rather good stories on a fairly regular basis.But which characters of the stop-motion, CG or hand-drawn world really make the grade?Which existing characters made the leap from short form to full-length feature with their dignity intact?How do the newcomers really compare to old hands of earlier eras? The most famous cartoon of all time, all the way down here?Why yes, because Mickey Mouse has never been a big character in feature-length animation, and his best performance was in a tiny segment of classical music oddity Fantasia.Here, he's the over-enthusiastic but under-disciplined assistant to a sorcerer, who tries to take a short-cut when his master is out of town and ends up with hundreds of magical mops flooding his home - and he's wonderful at it.