Cultural Appropriation Is Destroying Black Music
What is Cultural Appropriation? Cultural appropriation is defined in two ways. Here is the first definition, cultural appropriation is the adoption of some specific elements of one's culture by a different cultural group. Two components are acculturation and assimilation, but can imply a negative view towards acculturation from a minority culture by a dominant culture. The second definition is, according to Nadra Kareem Nittle author of "What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It Wrong?" she suggests that cultural appropriation typically involves members of a dominant group exploiting the culture of less privileged groups often with little understanding of the latter's history, experience and traditions.