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A Conversation With Nana aba Duncan

The world is in a precarious place, so my Conversation with Nana aba could not be more relevant. She and I sat down to talk about that tricky thing called cultural appropriation, and the only conclusion we could come to was that it’s hard! Depending on who you ask, it can be hard to define, hard to explain and hard to talk about when you have to confront someone¬†about it. The best thing we can do is listen. As Nana aba said:

“You could do what ever you want, you’re allowed to do whatever you want, but you can’t be upset if a community that you are offending, for the most part, speaks up loudly and says ‘Please, no, don’t do this, this is weird, this makes me uncomfortable’, you have to be alright with this perspective and think for yourself.”

Watch our conversation below:


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