Kesha’s Appropriation of African-American Culture with “Crazy Kids”

 

 

This video is painful to watch on so many levels as a black person, and I’m horrified that this got through so many levels of checks and verifications (will.i.am, what the fuck?) to still create such an offensive mess that blatantly appropriates from and makes a mockery of aspects of African-American culture. Awful. – See more at: http://owning-my-truth.com/post/51877887069/ke-ha-ft-will-i-am-crazy-kids-am-i-the-only#sthash.GHdjyXWz.dpuf

This video is painful to watch on so many levels as a black person, and I’m horrified that this got through so many levels of checks and verifications (will.i.am, what the fuck?) to still create such an offensive mess that blatantly appropriates from and makes a mockery of aspects of African-American culture. Awful. – See more at: http://owning-my-truth.com/post/51877887069/ke-ha-ft-will-i-am-crazy-kids-am-i-the-only#sthash.GHdjyXWz.dpuf

This video is painful to watch on so many levels as a black person, and I’m horrified that this got through so many levels of checks and verifications (will.i.am, what the fuck?) to still create such an offensive mess that blatantly appropriates from and makes a mockery of aspects of African-American culture. Awful.  – owning-my-truth.com

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Kesha Rose and Ableism – “I’m Crazy, That’s My Word”

In a popular defense of Kesha, where Kesha’s intelligence is not even criticised, the response starts off by saying that Kesha is a “certified genius” with a high IQ and SAT score. To me, that’s like saying that because she is smart she is deserving of respect, which I find insulting. Even if people aren’t conventionally smart, they deserve respect. Also, according to Canadian researchers, IQ tests are “not a valid way of assessing brainpower”.

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