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Africa: Cultural Appropriation - When 'Borrowing' Becomes Exploitation

Arewa, Olufunmilayo
http://allafrica.com/stories/201606301268.html

Publisher:  All Africa
Date Written:  20/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article

The idea of "cultural appropriation" has recently entered mainstream debates about the ways in which African cultural creations are used, borrowed and imitated by others. In fashion, art, music and beyond, some people now argue that certain African cultural symbols and products are off-limits to non-Africans.

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