Tag: culture vultures

You Do the Math: Can You Spot the 7 Layers of Appropriation in Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings? 

Screenshot: Ariana Grande (YouTube) Let’s play a game! If you read The Glow Up regularly, you know we regularly call out appropriation when and where we see it—even when it’s (unfortunately) our own folks. That said, you’d be amazed at how much we leave on the table; simply because there’s […]

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Doesn’t Know What #OnHere Means

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey testifies during a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about Twitter’s transparency and accountability, on Capitol Hill, September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC.Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) A funny thing happens when white people attempt to co-opt black slang while simultaneously misinterpreting what […]

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