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Twerking's in the ODO, erasing Black & queer culture

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On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, go read this thing at Crunk Feminist Collective, on how the Oxford Dictionary Online's recent addition of "twerking" shows the extent to which white people have appropriated low Black culture, and on how despite the New Orleans music scene being a "model for embracing queer music cultures", it is a white straight woman who is twerking now, and a white straight man who champions gay rights.

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