It’s Time for Asians to Drop Their ‘Blaccent’

‘Talking Black’ doesn’t make you cool. It makes you racist.

A photo of Awkwafina.

Cultural appropriation is a racist practice that devalues a culture’s history and language and thus disrespects its origins by claiming something to be your own when it’s not. It’s fairly commonplace, with non-Black people appropriating anything from clothes to hairstyles. But the…