Tag: cultural appropriation

Holiday haunt: cultural appropriation

Halloween’s most frightening costumes are not scary clowns, creepy zombies or bloody characters, but rather the trend of insensitivity and/or cultural appropriation that is always highlighted during this time of the year.

Commentary: Cinco de Mayo is not your excuse to drink

Cinco de Mayo may have just been celebrated Thursday, but the excitement for “Drinko de Mayo” has surfaced the Internet for weeks in anticipation.

Day of the Dead is not Halloween

Día de los Muertos, known in English as Day of the Dead, is a sacred Mexican holiday to honor ancestors and recently deceased loved ones in a three-day long celebration from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Commentary: Coachella confuses appropriation for style

The past two weekends gave music enthusiasts the chance to see their favorite musicians in Indio during the annual music festival, Coachella.

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