Cultural Theft Or Appreciation? 10 White Celebrities Who Embrace Black Culture

October 28, 2014  |  


When it comes to culture, is it only for a particular ethnic group? The new Moguldom Studios documentary Bleaching Black Culture takes a look at many of the trends and success from the Black community and how it translates into the American culture. From influences in music to fashion, there’s no denying how Blacks have played a role in our nation’s evolving identity. The question is whether or not our contributions have been acknowledged or stolen.

“Don’t do my thing and not give me my share,” says actor Lamman Rucker (Why Did I Get Married?). “That’s when it becomes theft.”

Is Black culture only for Black people? If others try to make contributions, is it cultural appropriation, or theft? You be the judge. Here’s a look at 10 white celebrities who have embraced Black culture. Obviously we can add many more to this list, but what do you think about each person?

Check out the trailer for “Bleaching Black Culture,” which is available on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon now.

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