Tag Archive for Cultural Appropriation

Ms. Meltingpot Has Questions. Do You Have Answers?

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Hello Meltingpot Readers, From time to time I find myself questioning things in this crazy game we call life and wonder if I’m the only one asking. Maybe it’s because I don’t have cable or because I rely on my…

Wednesday Round Up: Pelo Malo Means Bad Hair in Venezuela, FYI Miley Cyrus isn’t Black and Remember the March on Washington

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Hi Meltingpot Readers, It’s Wednesday. Time to see what the world wide web is offering up for those of us who like our news both colorful and tasty. Here’s what I have for you: 1. You know I’m obsessed with…

Wednesday Round-Up:Selena Gomez, Really?, “The Burden of Being Black,” & Babygirl’s Birthday!

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Today is a special day in the Kinky Gazpacho household. It’s babygirl’s birthday! I can’t believe she’s two already! I can still remember the day I found out I was pregnant with her, yet interestingly, I hardly…

The Real Harlem Shake: Thank You Melissa-Harris Perry

Hi Meltingpot Readers, When I recently heard about the Harlem Shake, I immediately bristled at the name when all I saw on YouTube were White people twitching and wiggling in funny costumes. I didn’t get it. And it just didn’t…