Cultural Appropriation Of American Culture

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Imagine a society where white America loved Mexican-Americans as much as they love Chipotle. Where the love black people as much as they love rap music and the Muslim community as much as they love wearing the hijab as a costume. Too bad that society doesn 't exist. It almost seems unreal in the near future at the rate that this country is going in. This double standard is a prime example of what culture appropriation is. The origin of the term is unknown, yet the concept appears to have been prevailed in academic circles like in sociology and anthropology prior to the Internet. Olufunmilyao B. Arewa defines cultural appropriation as, “cultural borrowing that is in some way inappropriate, unauthorized, or undesirable.” (1). Usually the culture
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