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Jul 3, 2021

On our last episode, we started discussing the difference between cultural appropriation and appreciation. As you can imagine, it was a very long conversation, so long that we had to split it into two episodes. Here is Part Two.


00:00:11 Intro

00:00:30 Asians Being Drawn to Black Culture

00:03:26 Pop Culture Comes from Black Culture

00:04:14 A Universal Message: Personally Relating to Black Culture

00:10:46 Appreciating Black Culture vs. Placation/Guilt

00:16:56 Appropriating Your Own Culture?

00:28:12 Have You Ever Felt Not Black/African/Asian/Vietnamese/American Enough?

00:39:00 Division in the Asian Community (Specifically the Vietnamese Community) Leading to Different Views on Black Culture

00:45:41 How Can You Avoid Appropriation?

00:48:00 Don’t Be A Weeboo

00:50:48 Avoiding Saviorism When Appreciating: Cultural Colonization

00:53:50 Conclusion

00:54:38 Outro 

References The Evolution of African American Music Fresh Off The Boat History of Minstrel Shows/Vaudeville I’m An Asian American Actor But I Can’t Do The Accent Kim’s Convenience 6 Charts That Dismantle the Asian Model Minority Myth Model Minority Myth Hiding Disparity Amongst the Asian Community Definition of Weeaboo