Tag Archives: cultural misappropriation

White Skin in The Game: Thoughts on Rachel Dolezal

I know Rachel Dolezal. I have met her. (Not really.) (Well, kinda. Sorta.) I have met versions of her. Diluted versions of her. I have even seen her in the mirror. In case you have been hiding under a rock, … Continue reading

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What is the Hokey Pokey All About?

When I was a social worker/home visitor and got paid for playing with toddlers, I worked in a community that was predominantly Spanish-speaking.  This means that I learned a couple of songs in Spanish that are typically sung in Puerto … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror: Cultural Misappropriation Bites Me in the Ass (Part II)

I know, Halloween is past, its candy on discount in the center aisle of the CVS as Christmas goodies line the shelves. All Saints/All Souls Day worship is behind us. Dia de los Muertos is laid to rest until next … Continue reading

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