Cultural appropriation has been a growing concern in the black community. The damaging part of this notion is the blood, sweat, and tears produced from the intellectual and physical labor of blacks worldwide are often sought, replicated and yet not credited to blacks.
One case in point is African designs being seen on American runways without proper credit given to the originators. Another side of this coin is “Transracial” individuals – those who are born as a particular race yet identify with another lineage.
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The following women although, born white, “identify” as black.