Don't Cash Crop On My Cornrows - A Crash Discourse on Black Culture.

Amandla Stenberg, 16, knows one or two things about racism and the entertainment industry. Several years ago, when Amandla was cast as Rue in the first installment of The Hunger Games,many people had issues with the fact that she’s black, even though, in the book series, the character was clearly written as black. The racist die-hard Hunger Game fans reared their racist heads on social media and criticized the casting. But Amandla didn’t let it faze her one bit. Now an older and wiser teenager, Amandla is speaking out about a subject that’s been gaining a lot of traction lately thanks to the likes of Iggy Azalea and Miley Cyrus. In a project for her high school class that made its way to Tumblr, Amandla speaks out against white people who appropriate black culture. Her video... read more
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