Appropriation without appreciation: African clothing without African models

October 10, 2017 Amanda Washington 0

Another designer is in the hot seat with the fashion community for cultural appropriation. Stella McCartney debuted her Spring 2018 clothing line during Paris Fashion Week. This unveiling included eco friendly clothing that came from recycled materials and clothing and accessories that were manufactured without harming animals. One thing in particular stood out to her audience. Ankara print, which originates from Dutch and Indonesian wax prints and 19th century African clothing, was featured in her runway show.

Trump says wall, ‘Will Continue to Be Built’

September 26, 2017 Amanda Washington 0

President Trump’s string of tweets after his DACA announcement on Sept. 5 suggests that no immediate action will be taken against the nearly 790,000 DREAMers working in the US.  But the decision won’t delay plans to build a wall along the Mexico-US border, according to Trump’s tweets.