All across social media can be found the image so familiar as to be blasé: the faceless spandex-clad individual, booty first, reminding without words, “Isn’t it about time you started squatting?”
Just when you thought appropriation done by the likes of Miley Cyrus was bad, in Japan, teens who are so enamored with their version of “Black” culture have made a name for themselves: B-Stylers.
I have a rule: I can express an opinion without dictating behavior. I now invite you to join me as I break that rule: You can’t wear an ethnicity as a costume. You just can’t.