Cultural Appropriation: Costume

Articles:

Colleges/Universities

"Come Again? Commes des Garçons Ignites Cultural Appropriation Controversy With Cornrow Wigs" https://theglowup.theroot.com/come-again-commes-des-garcons-ignites-cultural-appropr-1841083599

"Anger over Costumes Mocking Black People" https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/10/31/anger-over-costumes-mocking-black-people?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=97108cf0b9-DNU20171031&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-97108cf0b9-197529637&mc_cid=97108cf0b9&mc_eid=7bed708e50

"What makes a Halloween costume offensive? In Baltimore, debate rages on"  http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/bs-fe-halloween-costume-sensitivity-20171025-story.html

“ASU warns fans not to wear face paint to games” (2014) http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/tempe/2014/10/16/asu-warns-fans-wear-face-paint-games-backlash-black-painted-faces/17342661/

 “ASU Students in Black Face Cheer on Football Sun Devils – Racist of Just Insensitive?” (2011) http://www.bagnewsnotes.com/2011/09/asu-students-in-black-face-cheer-on-football-team-racist-or-just-insensitive/

“ASU Black and African Coalition, student government fight blackface” (2014) http://www.statepress.com/2014/10/06/black-face-cause-for-concern-for-black-and-african-coalition/

“Hey, ASU: We got rid of blackface in '50s” (2014) http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/letters/2014/10/16/asu-we-got-rid-of-blackface-in-50s/17389767/

“Black-painted faces at ASU game stir concerns” (2014) http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/tempe/2014/10/11/black-painted-faces-asu-game-stir-concerns/17091855/

“ASU Discouraging Face Paint at Athletic Events Over Blackface Concerns” (2014) http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2014/10/asu_blackout_blackface_discouraging_face_paint_at_football_athletic_events.php

 “13 Racist College Parties That Prove Dear White People Isn’t Exaggerating At All” (2014) http://www.thegloss.com/2014/10/17/culture/dear-white-people-review-racist-college-parties-blackface-mexican-stereotypes/

“Halloween and Blackface: Same Story, Different Year” (2013) http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/10/31/241884986/halloween-and-blackface-same-story-different-year

“UC Irvine Asian-American Frat’s Awful Blackface Video as Bad as It Sounds” (2013) http://colorlines.com/archives/2013/04/uc_irvine_asian_american_frats_awful_blackface_video_as_bad_as_it_sounds.html

 “Lee University reacts to students in blackface” (2013) http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/nov/22/lee-university-reacts-to-students-in-blackface/?local

“White College Students Wear Blackface, Call Themselves ‘True Negroes’” (2012) http://newsone.com/2092044/rachel-cooper-jessica-heid/

“Photo of University of Florida Frat Members Wearing Blackface Sparks Controversy” (2012) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/29/university-of-florida-blackface-beta-theta-pi_n_2038326.html

“NDSU Looking Into Another Campus Skit” (2008) http://diverseeducation.com/article/10933/

“Students Stand Up Against Racially Offensive Parties (2007) http://diverseeducation.com/article/7056/

“Blackface Costumes at Parties Trigger Punishment at Northwest” (2007) http://diverseeducation.com/article/10417/

 

High School

"Racist Halloween Celebrations Kick Off With Blackface Nicki Minaj Costume" (2015) http://gawker.com/racist-halloween-celebrations-kick-off-with-blackface-n-1738935366 

“Missouri High School Girls Play Annual Powder-Puff Football Game In Blackface” (2014) http://www.inquisitr.com/1623308/missouri-high-school-girls-play-annual-powder-puff-football-game-in-blackface/

“Waverly High School Pep Rally Marred By 'Racist Blackface' Skit About Chris Brown, Rihanna Fight” (2012) http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/16/us/new-york-blackface-skit/

“Colleague defends Serra High School coaches amid calls for action” (2013) http://www.cbs8.com/story/23813021/outrage-over-controversial-halloween-costumes-worn-by-high-school-coaches

“Black Teacher Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit After Students Harass Her With Blackface Photos & Black Dating Site Suggestions” (2014) http://bossip.com/959667/black-teacher-files-racial-discrimination-lawsuit-after-students-harass-her-with-blackface-photos-black-dating-site-suggestions/

http://ktar.com/22/1728996/Valley-teacher-files-lawsuit-against-school-district-over-studentbased-racial-discrimination

“THE OTHER REDSKINS: HERE’S A MAP OF THE 62 HIGH SCHOOLS THAT STILL USE THAT NICKNAME” (2013) http://www.sportsgrid.com/nfl/the-other-redskins-heres-a-map-of-the-62-high-schools-that-still-use-that-nickname/

“High school newspaper editor suspended for refusal to use the term ‘redskin’” (2014) http://www.poynter.org/news/mediawire/270209/high-school-newspaper-editor-suspended-for-refusal-to-use-the-term-redskin/

“Navajo Indian High School Red Mesa Not Afraid To Save the ‘Redskin’ Mascot” (2014) http://statelinesportshub.com/navajo-indian-high-school-red-mesa-not-afraid-to-save-the-redskin-mascot/

“Dutch court: Black Pete is a negative stereotype” (2014) http://ktar.com/30/1747309/Dutch-court-Black-Pete-is-a-negative-stereotype

“Michigan teacher reinstated after segregation lesson” (2014) http://ktar.com/23/1737701/Mich-teacher-reinstated-after-segregation-lesson

“San Diego School District to Investigate High School Coaches’ Blackface Appearance” (2013) http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Coach-Blackface-Serra-High-Football-Halloween-Costume-San-Diego-229748091.html

“St. Anthony’s HS Expels Four Students for Flag, Blackface Incidents” (2014) http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/st-anthony-s-hs-expels-four-students-for-flag-blackface-incidents-1.7726417

 “Blackface Skit about Chris Brown Beating Rihanna at High School Pep Rally” (2012) http://www.buzzfeed.com/jtes/students-alumni-defend-pep-rallys-chris-brown-ri

“Arizona High School Joins Fight to Keep Redskins Name” (2014) http://ktar.com/103/1778084/Arizona-high-school-joins-fight-to-keep-Redskins-name

“Navajo Nation Reservation in Az. Calls Its High School Football Team 'The Redskins'” (2014) http://www.truthrevolt.org/news/navajo-nation-reservation-az-calls-its-high-school-football-team-redskins

“In Arizona, A Navajo High School Emerges as a Defender of the Washington Redskins” (2014) http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/in-arizona-a-navajo-high-school-emerges-as-a-defender-of-the-washington-redskins/2014/10/26/dcfc773a-592b-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html

“High School Students Wear KKK Outfits to Hockey Game” (2013) http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/02/high-school-students-wear-kkk-outfits-to-hockey-game/

“Fans Wear KKK Hoods: High School Students to Face Discipline after Hockey Incident” (2013) http://www.christianpost.com/news/fans-wear-kkk-hoods-high-school-students-to-face-discipline-after-hockey-incident-photo-video-90668/#ixzz3IEI5o0Ln

“Missouri HS principal on seniors’ blackface stunt: ‘They don’t mean anything by it’” (2014) http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/missouri-hs-principal-on-seniors-blackface-stunt-they-dont-mean-anything-by-it/#.VG1IXoabtEl.facebook

 

National

"Stunning Images Show How Native American Fashion Looks Without Cultural Appropriation" (2020) https://www.mic.com/articles/118150/stunning-images-show-how-american-indian-fashion-looks-without-cultural-appropriation

“White Couple in Blackface as Ray Rice & Wife For Halloween” (2014) http://blacksportsonline.com/home/2014/10/white-couple-dress-up-in-blackface-as-ray-rice-for-halloween-photos/

“Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Combine Blackface, Domestic Violence Jokes” (2014) http://gawker.com/ray-rice-halloween-costumes-combine-blackface-domestic-1650963461

 “White Florida Man Dresses as Dead Trayvon Martin for Halloween” (2013) http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/10/dead-trayvon-martin-halloween-costume-not-okay.html

“The Incredibly Offensive Photos from an ‘African’-Themed 21st Birthday Party” (2013) http://www.buzzfeed.com/hnigatu/the-incredibly-offensive-photos-from-an-african-themed-21st

 “New York Politician Wears Blackface and Afro, Doesn’t Think He’s Being Racist” (2013) http://www.buzzfeed.com/jtes/new-york-politician-wears-blackface-and-afro-doesnt-think-he

“A Halloween Risk: Racism in Disguise” (2013) http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/fashion/a-halloween-risk-racism-in-disguise.html?smid=tw-nytstyles&seid=auto&_r=2&

“Cultural Appropriation and Stereotyping at the Mummer’s Parade” (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=85jzJkYgFKg

“The Big Problem With Our Fascination With Kylie Jenner’s Lips That Nobody Is Talking About” (2015) http://mic.com/articles/116222/what-the-fascination-with-kylie-jenner-s-lips-says-about-beauty-and-race

“Native Actors Walk off Set of Adam Sandler Movie After Insults to Women, Elders” (2015) http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/04/23/native-actors-walk-set-adam-sandler-movie-after-insults-women-elders-160110

“Katie Perry Wears Cute School Girl Outfit and Face Mask as She Embraces Japanese Culture on Tour (2014) http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/katy-perry-wears-cute-school-5573471

“Miley Cyrus Needs to Take an African American Studies Class” (2013) http://www.vice.com/read/miley-cyrus-needs-to-take-an-african-american-studies-class

“Flipping the Flop: The Appropriation of the Birkenstock” https://fashpow2014.wordpress.com/2014/05/07/flipping-the-flop-the-appropriation-of-the-birkenstock/

“Birds of Feather Who Do Not Flock Together: Cultural Misappropriation.” https://fashpow2014.wordpress.com/2014/05/07/c/

"FOOLYWANG MATERIAL: Country Singer Jason Aldean Dons Blackface As Lil Wayne For Halloween" http://m.theybf.com/2015/11/11/foolywang-material-country-singer-jason-aldean-dons-blackface-as-lil-wayne-for-halloween

International

“Israeli teens dressed as KKK and in ‘black face’ for mock lynching at school Purim part” (2014) http://mondoweiss.net/2014/03/israeli-dressed-lynching

“French police officers investigated over ‘blackface party’” (2014) http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/11/french-police-officers-investigated-over-blackface-party

 “Swedish college students apologize for blackface at costume party” (2013) http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/09/07/Swedish-college-students-apologize-for-blackface-at-costume-party/UPI-14231378587488/

“Australian Model Draws Criticism for Blackface Photo on Instagram” (2014) http://www.buzzfeed.com/jennaguillaume/australian-model-draws-criticism-for-blackface-photo-on-inst

“Dunkin’ Donuts Ad in Thailand Uses Blackface to Promote Charcoal Donuts” (2013) http://www.buzzfeed.com/tasneemnashrulla/racist-dunkin-donuts-ad-in-thailand-uses-blackface-woman-to

“Israeli Spokesman in Obama Blackface Scandal” (2012) http://www.buzzfeed.com/jtes/idf-spokesman-responds-to-blackface-criticism

“TV show apologizes for Michael Jackson, Jackson 5 blackface routine; Harry Connick Jr. shocked” (2009) http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/tv-show-apologizes-michael-jackson-jackson-5-blackface-routine-harry-connick-jr-shocked-article-1.383086

“Anger Over Students in Blackface Winning Costume Contest” (2014) https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/11/05/anger-over-students-blackface-winning-costume-contest

“HEC Montreal Froshies wear blackface: McGill law student witnesses and records incident” (2011) www.mcgilldaily.com/2011/09/hec-montreal-froshies-wear-blackface/

“Racial Tension Builds: HEC Students Caught in Blackface on Campus” (2011) http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/1752

 “HEC administrators apologize for students' blackface stunt” (2011) http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/hec-administrators-apologize-for-students-blackface-stunt-1.699757

“Kim Kardashian’s Vienna Ball Date Ruined By Man in Blackface Pretending to Be Kanye West” (2014) http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/kim-kardashian-vienna-ball-date-ruined-by-man-in-blackface-pretending-to-be-kanye-west-2014282

“UNICEF Paints Children in Blackface for New German Ad Campaign” (2007) http://rodonline.typepad.com/rodonline/2007/08/unicef-paints-c.html

“Police arrest 60 at Dutch Christmas festival during protests over traditional 'Black Pete' clowns with blacked-up faces” (2014) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2836013/Police-arrest-60-protesters-Dutch-Christmas-festival-disturbances-traditional-Black-Pete-clowns-blacked-faces.html

“Controversy Over Chocolate Cupcakes Leaves Behind Racially Tinged Taste” (2015) http://news.yahoo.com/controversy-over-chocolate-cupcakes-leaves-racially-tinged-taste-134224004.html

 “An Analysis of Appropriation within the Fashion Industry through an Examination of the Rise of Environmental Fashion and the Political Designs of Katharine Hamnett” https://fashpow2014.wordpress.com/2014/05/07/an-analysis-of-appropriation-within-the-fashion-industry-through-an-examination-of-the-rise-of-environmental-fashion-and-the-political-designs-of-katharine-hamnett/

Blackhorse: Yet Another Designer Releases 'Navajo' Collection (2016) http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/01/22/blackhorse-yet-another-designer-releases-navajo-collection-163172

Tattoos

How the ‘Civilized’ West Muddied the Meaning of Tribal Tattoos.

https://fashpow2014.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/how-the-civilized-west-muddied-the-meaning-of-tribal-tattoos/

http://www.tattooeasily.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/tribal-tattoo-designs-for-arms-40.jpg

http://www.coupletattoo.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/spectacular-sleeve-tattoos.jpg

http://wildbeautyworld.com/wb_v1/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/rihanna_tribal_hand_tattoo.jpg

http://www.tattoodesigns24.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Polynesian-Tribal-Tattoo-On-Chest.jpg