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Twitter call-out culture becomes real! Black Woman tells White man he can’t have dreads!

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Yes you read that right. The Twitter call-out culture has come to real life. You see Twitter loves to call-out appropriation. They will destroy your mentions, contact your employers and on very rare occasions, even threaten your life. It happened to me. I was called-out for having the nerve to tell me sons not to take drugs. LOL! That’s how messed up it is. Well the woman in the video was mad because a White man had dreads.

Rewind! What is cultural appropriation? According to About.com cultural appropriation is:

“Taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions, or artifacts from someone else’s culture without permission. This can include unauthorized use of another culture’s dance, dress, music, language, folklore, cuisine, traditional medicine, religious symbols, etc. It’s most likely to be harmful when the source community is a minority group that has been oppressed or exploited in other ways or when the object of appropriation is particularly sensitive, e.g. sacred objects.” About.com

OK, now you know what it is so back to the topic!

Most of the time I agree with the calling out the MEDIA or people who financially benefit from calling nonBlack folks the inventors of urban hair ties aka du-rags and boxer braids aka cornrows, but this is too much. She had no right to put her hands on him and it is not her place to do so.

One more thing. Notice how the Black man who is near, her didn’t cry about appropriation and didn’t even attempt to stop the incident. You see some Black women stay fighting LOSING battles while others watch. Typical! Powerful Black women let others fight her battles. Read “While others admire the strong Black woman, I admire the powerful Black woman” and why you should never ever be like the woman in the video.

Anyways if it’s true that this woman is an employee of his school, I hope she gets fired and faces charges against for assault. She can fight all the appropriation she wants in jail.

Folks are going to learn. Life is too short. Keep your hands to yourself and focus on you.  The best revenge isn’t fighting. It is health, wealth, happiness and my favorite, power.

Check out the video below!


Some of y’all are going to be mad and me. Deal with it. It is a lesson some need to learn. What do you think about what this woman did?

The only limit you have is the one you have placed on yourself. Think and be limitless.

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5 comments

  1. Lisa 30 March, 2016 at 13:36 Reply

    I had to laugh. THIS is what you are fighting?!?! And dreads have been used by a lot of cultures including whites. Its just more associated with blacks.

  2. Robert Thompson 17 April, 2016 at 02:48 Reply

    That heifer has lost her darn mind. She put her hands on him first. There are far more important issues to concern ones self with in the black community.

  3. DigTheReal 17 April, 2016 at 06:47 Reply

    Actually you’re wrong. The Gay Black man was on her side and questioned the white guy in the video about Egypt and where he thought the culture of dreadlocks started. He has his own opinion, it’s not everyone else’s fault that this black woman did something stupid. He was included in the stupidity.

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