Essay on The White Way, Is The Right Way

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“ the white way, is the right way ”

“ that 's so ratchet” term used to knock down other cultural for being able to express who they are. It 's used to make you feel about about something that has been pass down from generations. Term used to stop you from wearing cornrows and big hoop earrings so another culture can do it get credit for what you wear. Because black person couldn 't possibly wear cornrows not look ratchet or ghetto. Cultural appropriation is to design to oppressed people down. We need to reclaim what 's always been ours, stop feeling bad, be unapologetic .

Has child growing up, cornrows was the style every little black girl had. Protective hairstyle, simply and looked nice and last long time until the next time I need to get them redone. In other people 's eyes, it seemed ghetto , or didn 't have good hair, get made fun of if your hair isn 't straight. Then relaxing was big thing because nobody wanted “ nappy” hair. People wanted to look like white girls with straight hair. Black people stop loving them self,accepting who they are. Black people stopped being black. But what I realize over the years of growing up and learning to love and take care of my hair. Isn’t such thing has “ nappy” hair it 's just the curly pattern grows out of my hair. “ nappy” hair is what the western society brainwash us to thinking wasn 't good hair, we need to be more like them. Cornrows isn 't just used in the black community. Hispanic and native american…

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