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Blackfishing is the New Blackface

Blackfishing is the New Blackface

Amber Borden, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Here is a classic phrase: “Everyone wants to be black, until it is time to be black.” We are living in an age of cultural appropriation, selective outrage and ambiguity, which is extremely dangerous. Earlier this month, Twitter users accused white female influencers of “blackfishing.” Black...

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