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eclecticspectrum: vagabondaesthetics replied to your post: riddle me this: how do we people of the diaspora appropriate african culture when by birthright, it is ours. my disdain that i expressed in my first question is because you (evidently) feel like black americans are not entitled. and nah, i really…
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…it when Nigerians and Ghanians start the Jollof rice Civil wars over a Senegalese dish. Dat ish is Strictly West African but…. Ghanians please WHAT THE FUCK?! IS BASMATI DOING ON MY PLATE?! IT’S JOLLOF RICE NOT A FUCKING CURRY!!!!
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Eclectic Spectrum: How can some diasporic peoples... →
coldeyesthatburn: eclecticspectrum: That doesn’t make any sense to me. If the culture doesn’t exist how can anyone appropriate it? Diasporic cultures exist. They are real, rich, and beautiful. And to say that you have no culture spits on your own ancestors. speaking as an Af…
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How can some diasporic peoples say that they have...
eclecticspectrum: That doesn’t make any sense to me. If the culture doesn’t exist how can anyone appropriate it? Diasporic cultures exist. They are real, rich, and beautiful. And to say that you have no culture spits on your own ancestors.