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‘Everyone Wants To Be Black Until The Cops Show Up’

Jesy Nelson and Nicki Minaj don’t seem to understand why Blackfishing and appropriating Black culture is problematic. Let’s unpack this foolishness.

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Let’s start by setting the thematic tone with two descriptive words: “hot” and “mess.” Nicki Minaj was recently trending, yet again, after defending Little Mix’s former member, Jesy Nelson, after Nelson was accused of…




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Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Professor, Forbes Contributor, Race Scholar, Activist, Therapist, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Wife, Mother, & Addict of Ice Cream &Cheese. www.drmaiahoskin.com

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