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Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Opinions

The problem of cultural appropriation has again raised its head on social media. And again ignorance and hubris have combined in dangerous quantities among social media influencers and celebrities at the fore of the issue. Blackfishing is the act of contriving to look mixed-race or black to reap whatever ben...