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People called rock & roll ‘African music.’ They called it ‘voodoo music.’ They said that it would drive the kids insane. They said that it was just a flash in the pan - the same thing that they always used to say about hip-hop.

LITTLE RICHARD (via blackgirlsrpretty2)

Would ya look at that…for folks who still don’t know who created certain genres of music, here you have it. Now, lets not let hip hop go the same route in the next few decades. After all, those who don’t know history are bound to repeat it.

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The cultures of people of color are either packaged for consumption or called upon to fill cultural and spiritual voids of Eurocentrism.

Michael Vavrus

That shit blew my mind and made understanding cultural appropriation way clearer for me. 

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