Some of the responses to the Miley article are annoying me, but I have to go out in a second, so I figure I'd shore up some ammunition for anyone brave enough to wade into those waters. Relevant articles via Gradient Lair, easily one of the best black feminist sites online right now:
- Black Women And Twerking: Why Its Creators Face Bigotry That Miley Never Will
- Solange Knowles critiques Cultural Appropriation
- Miley Cyrus Is Flattered When She Is Critiqued For White Appropriation/Consumption of Black Culture
- Pop Culture, Social Justice and Race: When Black People Love Whiteness More Than Fellow Black People
Even if you don't want to go tackle the comments, they're a great and informative read, especially the first one.